Alice R. Norton, 86, of Millwood, Mo., wife of Wayne J. Norton (deceased) passed away
Feb. 19, 2014, in the comfort of her home while surrounded by her loved ones.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood, Father Charles Tichacek officiating, followed by interment at St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Visitation was held 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Silex.
Alice was born June 20, 1927, to Alphons and Elizabeth (nee Tochtrop) Orf of O’Fallon.
She was one of eleven children. Alice and Wayne were married on Oct. 25, 1947, and were blessed with ten children: Waynita (Phil) Cahoj, Susanne Thele, Glennon “Buff” (Suzanne), Richard (Susan), J.W. (Eva), Donald “Skeeter” (Kim), Cecilia (Terry) Griesenauer, Floyd (Janie), Mary (Norm) Street, Elizabeth “Betty” McAnulty. Also surviving is one sibling Sister Judith Orf.
Alice was a devout and active member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.
She was a nurturing mother and grandmother. One of her many joys was cookie and candy making with her children and grandchildren at Christmas time.
She and Wayne spent many summers traveling and fishing in Alaska.
She lived a long and prosperous life and will be missed by many.
Memorial contributions may be made to the SAS Pro-Life Fund through Silex Banking Company, P.O. Box 136, Silex, Mo, 63377.
On-line condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com.