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Mary Darleen Norris

1925 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Mary Darleen Norris Obituary
Mary Darleen Norris

Fort Collins, CO

formerly West Des Moines

Mary Darlene Norris, 87, of Fort Collins, CO died on July 14, 2012. She was born on January 28,1925 in Des Moines, IA where she lived most of her life. Mary also maintained a home in Clear Lake, IA and for briefer periods in Omaha, NE, Green Valley, AZ and Kilmarnock, VA.

Mary attended Drake University where she was a member of the Kappa Aplha Theta sorority. She was an active volunteer for St. John's Home and School Assoc. the American Red Cross and was a Democratic Precinct Chairwoman. Mary was an executive secretary for the senior partner of a Des Moines law firm for many years, performing "paralegal" functions before that job specialty existed. She was an avid bridge player her entire life.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Clifford L. Norris and son Thomas Eugene Norris. She is survived by her sons James M. Dollar (Linda) of Greeley, CO, John P Dollar (Jacke') of West Des Moines, IA, daughter Kahtleen Conroy (Mike) of Weems, VA, nine grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and sister Cay Kolb of Dallas, TX.

Services will be held in Colorado at a later date.

Published in Des Moines Register on July 22, 2012
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