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Norma M. Thorwegen

July 14, 1930 February 13, 2017
Norma M. Thorwegen
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Obituary for Norma M. Thorwegen

Peoria- Norma M. Thorwegen, 86, of Peoria, Il., passed away at 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2017, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Norma was born on July 14, 1930, to Henry and Mary Ruth (nee Layton) Grass in Brewer, Mo. She married Albert H. Thorwegen (Al) on Nov. 17, 1951, in Brewer, Mo. He preceded her in death.
 
Survivors include daughter-in-law, Melodee Thorwegen of Portland, Ore.; aunt, Dorothea Mae Unterreiner of Brewer, Mo.; sister, Glenda Pruitt of Georgetown, Tex.; brother, Gerald Grass (Rosemary) of St. Charles, Mo.; niece, Linda (Tony) Tanner of New Braunfels, Tex.; nephew, Ray Pruitt of Austin, Tex.; nephew, Eric Grass of St. Charles, Mo.; niece, Julie Pruitt of Austin, Tex; great nieces, Hannah and Sarah Tanner of San Marcos, Tex.; great nephew, Derek Pruitt of Austin, Tex.; cousins, Carol Moore and Ann Baudendistel of Perryville, Mo, and Gail Litchenneger of Jackson, Mo.; many more relatives, friends and care givers; and, special thanks to Norma’s dear friend and minister, Rev. Stephen Barch.
 
Norma was preceded in death by her son, James Thorwegen; one brother, Ronnie Grass; nephew, Michael Grass; and cousin, Dale Layton.
 
Norma was a homemaker all her life, and lived in many places throughout the United States as an engineer’s wife.
 
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Funeral services will follow with the Rev. Stephen Barch officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, Il., directly following the services.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

21

Feb

10:00 AM 2/21/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

21

Feb

11:00 AM 2/21/2017 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Camp Butler National Cemetery Final Resting Place

5063 Camp Butler Rd
Springfield , IL 62707

5063 Camp Butler Rd Springfield 62707 IL
United States
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