obit: Leona Trlica Nors
July 25, 1918 - January 28, 2011
Leona Nors, age 92, of Abbott, passed away Friday late morning, January 28, 2011 at West Rest Haven in West.
A Rosary will be recited and Mass of Christian Burial celebrated 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Abbott with Rev. B. George as celebrant. Burial will follow at Fatima Cemetery near Abbott. The family will receive visitors from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Aderhold Funeral Home.
Leona was born July 25, 1918 in West, the daughter of Martin and Barbara (Petter) Trlica. She attended schools in West. On October 10, 1938, she was united in marriage to Daniel Nors in West. He preceded her in death on May 23, 1995. Leona was a seamstress for Lorch Manufacturing Company over 35 years until her retirement. She was a very faithful and active member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. She was also a member of S.P.J.S.T. Lodge #66, where she a former assistant youth leader and president; the K.J.Z.T. Society in Abbott; she volunteered at West Rest Haven for 6 years, where she was on the resident council and a former candidate for Miss Westfest. She enjoyed playing dominoes, bingo, cooking, making kolaches, and especially loved spending time with her family.
Leona is also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Martin Trlica and Jimmy Trlica; and five sisters, Betty Urbanovsky, Rosie Matus, Lillie Matus, Mary Domesle, and Josephine Trlica.
Survivors include two sons, Eugene D. Nors and wife Mary Ann of West and Danny R. Nors and wife Alicia of Trenton; a daughter, Barbara J. Brem and husband Marvin of Waco; seven grandchildren, Larry Brem and wife JoAnn, Vickie Uptmor and husband Dwayne, Jeff Nors and wife Denise, Anna Evans and husband Brandon Lessard, Aaron Nors, Rachel Nors, and Bethany Nors; seven great grandchildren, Jackie, Lance, Kayla, Ashton, Aspen, Ariel, and Reece.
Memorials may be made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Building Fund or to the West Rest Haven Memorial Fund.
Aderhold Funeral Home