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Obituary for Norma Jean Ninneman

Norma Jean Ninneman, 82, of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died September 1, 2017 at the Masonic Home surrounded by her family.

Per her wishes, she has been cremated. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Boone. Private Family Inurnment will be in Immanuel Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Carnarvon, Iowa at a later date.

Norma Jean (Brinker) Ninneman, was born October 20, 1934 in rural Auburn, Iowa, the daughter of Laurence John and Mina (Little) Brinker. In 1952, she graduated from Lake City High School.
On December 12, 1953, Norma was united in marriage to Herman Ninneman in Lake City, Iowa. Norma was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church, Boone.

Norma was a cookie packer at the former Archway Cookies plant in Boone and then she worked as a switch board operator for Iowa State University until her retirement in 1999. She was known for her cinnamon rolls and enjoyed camping, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. Norma was also a member of her card club for over 40 years.

Her memory will be kept alive through her husband, Herman of Boone; three children, Mike (Cindy) Ninneman of Custer, South Dakota, Tena (Jeff) Springer of Ankeny and Janci Duran of Des Moines; seven grandchildren, Kasey, Jamie, Mallory, Alexis, Jovi, Vincent and Jaret; five great-grandchildren and one sister, Lenor (Jim) Doering Brawner of Georgetown, Texas.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Morgan Brinker.

Friends may call at 9:00 AM until the time of services at the Augustana Lutheran Church in Boone on September 16, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed to the family and will be donated to Kindred Hospice and the Iowa Alzheimer's Association.

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Augustana Lutheran Church

309 S Greene St
Boone, IA 50036

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10:30 AM
Augustana Lutheran Church

309 S Greene St
Boone, IA 50036


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