Pauline Norman

Jun 20th, 1936 - Dec 9th, 2020
Pauline Norman

Pauline Norman, 84, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at The Anchor of The Voyage Senior Living in Marion, surrounded by love.

Pauline was born June 20, 1936, in Johnston City, the daughter of Paul and Sylvia (Robertson) Dascotte.

After graduating high school, she worked for the E. Blankenship & Co. in Marion before marriage.

She married Gene S. Norman on Nov. 9, 1957, in Johnston City at the Washington Ave. Baptist Church where she was baptized. Together than shared more than 60 years of marriage.

She co-founded Norman’s Carpet with her husband as a bookkeeper and specialist in flooring and window and wall coverings.

She joined her husband in attending the First Church of God (Anderson affiliation). She served many roles including The Women’s Missionary Society, Bible School, Monday night visitation, but her most cherished position was as a Sunday School teacher. She was also a master cook for the workers on several mission trips to Central America for Project Partner in Christ.

She served on the board for the Salvation Army and collected annual donations in her neighborhood for the March of Dimes.

Survivors include her son, Brian Norman (Becky) of Marion and daughter, Renee Norman (Kevin Klatt) of Eau Claire, WI; three grandchildren, Amber Norman and Tyler Norman of Marion, Keelin Norman-Klatt of Eau Claire, WI; and one sister, Kathy Morgan (Randy) of Carbondale; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and her sister, Leona Van.

A graveside service will be planned for the summer of 2021. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials to be made to the Marion Rotary Gene and Pauline Norman Scholarship Fund for Marion High School students. Memorials can be mailed to the Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market St., Marion, IL 62959.

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8 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Bonnie Dykstra

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 10, 2020

    I’ll always remember Paulines prayers for children and how she would rest her head on Gene’s shoulder when he came to visit and go to sleep.Prayers for comfort

  • Guest: Diane Piercy

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 10, 2020

    So very sorry for your loss. Pauline was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed the years I worked for her and Gene . Prayers for your family.

  • Guest: Diane Piercy

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 10, 2020

    So very sorry for your loss. Pauline was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed the years I worked for her and Gene . Prayers for your family.

  • Guest: Dee & Patti

    From: De Soto , Illinois

    Date: December 10, 2020

    Kathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you! We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Fred and Rita Monroe

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 10, 2020

    Pauline was always smiling as she would greet everyone. I know she missed Gene when he passed. Now she will be reunited with him. God bless, Pauline!

  • Guest: Mrs. Richard(Colleen) Bogard

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: December 11, 2020

    Over the years Dick and I enjoyed working with Gene and Pauline. It was always a pleasant experience. I extend to Brian and family my sincere sympathy.
    Colleen Bogard–Steffes Construction–Carterville

  • Guest: Bonnie Darter

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2020

    Thoughts & Prayers are with the family. I remember Pauline at Norman’s Carpet she was such a nice lady, always had a smile and ready to help.
    God Bless!

  • Guest: sue douglas

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2020

    Pauline and I were buddied for many years..Rode to work together and ran around together. Allen Douglas and I introduced Pauline and Gene
    Allen was Gene’s Best Man when he married Pauline..so sorry they are both gone Brian.
    Loved them both…since 1955.