Funeral services for Norma O. Hensche, age 90, of Alden, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Concordia Lutheran Church of Pickerel Lake. Rev. Daphne Hamborg will officiate. Interment will be at Concordia Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.
Norma died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at her home.
Norma Ovedia Hensche was born June 12, 1926 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the daughter of Otto and Nina (Bickford) Morreim. She grew up and attended school in Albert Lea. On April 29, 1945, Norma married Arnold Hensche. She worked as a self-employed caretaker for many years. Norma was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church of Pickerel Lake. She enjoyed playing piano and playing cards with family.
Norma is survived by her children, Larry Hensche, Paul (Bea) Hensche, Susan (Paul) Kleinschrodt, Phillip (Cathy) Hensche, and Timothy (Jana) Hensche; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Merton Morreim; and many nieces and nephews.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; parents, Otto and Nina; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin and Darlene Morreim and Kenneth and Sarah (Bonnie) Morreim; granddaughter, Amy Jo (Hensche) Burgett; in-laws, Albert and Anna Hensche; brother-in-law, Herbert Hensche; and daughter-in-law, Susan (Boyer) Hensche.
Memorials are preferred to Peace & Power, Mayo Clinic Health Systems Hospice, or Concordia Lutheran Church of Pickerel Lake.