Norma Pippitt

LAUREL — Norma Pippitt, 87, Laurel, died Feb. 10, 2021, at the Kinship Pointe Assisted Living, Wayne.

Funeral services were Feb. 13 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Laurel, with Rev. Jeff Warner officiating. Services were also live streamed at WintzRay/live. Burial was in the Laurel Cemetery, Laurel.

Visitation was one hour prior to the funeral Saturday at the church. Face masks and social distancing were required to attend the services. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Laurel.

Pallbearers were Jeff Pippitt, Bryan Pippitt, Scott Pippitt, Josh Schindler, Dan Kardell and Larry Hansen.

Honorary pallbearers were April Schindler, Kylie Pippitt, Megan Pippitt, Alan Niemann and Ron Rohde.

Norma Pippitt was born March 23, 1933, in Oakland, to Ernest and Anna (Bureson) Moseman. She grew up on a farm near Oakland and was baptized March 23, 1934, and confirmed June 20, 1948, at Thabor Lutheran Church, Wausa. She graduated from Wausa High School in 1950 and attended Wayne State College, where she received her teacher’s certificate. She married Dean Pippitt May 2, 1952, in Wausa. They moved to their farm near Laurel, where Norma took great pride in raising her family and helping on the farm. They moved into Laurel in 2003 and in 2012 Norma moved to Wayne.

Norma was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Laurel, where she was active in the LWML. She enjoyed golfing and playing cards with Dean as well as gardening on the farm. She was a wonderful cook and loved attending her grandchildren’s events and activities.

Survivors include her two sons, Alan (Brenda) Pippitt, Wayne, and Greg (Karla) Pippitt, Laurel; four grandchildren, April (Josh) Schindler, Jeff (Kylie) Pippitt, Bryan (Megan) Pippitt, and Scott Pippitt; eight great-grandchildren, Raya, Eastyn, Shay, Owen, Oliver, Kaleb, Riley, and Lauren; two brothers: Wes (Ardis) Moseman and Darold Moseman; sister-in-law, Rita Moseman and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean Pippitt on February 18, 2010; granddaughter, Susan; brother, Dwain Moseman, and brother and sister-in-law, Clinton (Mary) Moseman.

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