Mildred June (Henze) Norell, age 95, passed away peacefully August 16, 2017 at the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush, Colorado. Born June 17, 1922 in State Center, Iowa to Albert and Mary (Eckhart) Henze.
Services will be held at the Fairmount Funeral Home, Ivy Chapel building at 430 S Quebec St, Denver, CO 80247 with a 10:00 a.m. viewing and a 11:00 a.m. service on Friday, August 25th. Burial will be at Fort Logan at 1pm
She married Glen Fredrick Norell on March 14th, 1942 and was a supportive wife during Glen’s Air Force career, including raising a family overseas. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was a good Christian woman and was a wonderful example to all her children, grandchildren, son-in-law and daughter-in-law. She loved spending time with her family. She played basketball as a young girl, and enjoyed watching college basketball tournaments.
Preceded in death by her husband (Glen F. Norell), three children (Stanley J. Norell , Karen L. Thomas and Sandra K. Norell), great grandchild (Chantelle Norell), and three brothers and six sisters.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law (Mary Stahley), son-in-law (James Thomas), grandchildren and their spouses (Rachel & Joe Moon, Jesse & Jennifer Norell, Joel & Angie Norell, Joshua Norell; Dawn & David Johnson, Christy Thomas, and James & Vicky Thomas).
Memorials can be made to Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 11453 E. Wesley Avenue Aurora, CO 80014