Besch, Norma Ann
Norma Ann Besch was born August 8, 1942, at Ft. Dodge, Iowa, to Joseph and Christina (Origer) Becker. Norma graduated from Garrigan High School in 1960, then worked at the phone company in Humboldt, until her marriage to Don Besch on September 14, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Norma died at her home in Monroe, Wisconsin, on Friday, April 26, 2013, following a short illness at the age of 70.
Survivors include her husband, Don of Monroe, Wisconsin; son, Steve Besch and wife, Susan of Chicago, Illinois; daughter, Laurie and husband, Richard Caruso of Salt Lake City, Utah; son, Brian Besch of Salt Lake City, Utah; son, Larry Larsen of Olds, Iowa; and son, Terry Larsen and wife, Kathy of Muscatine, Iowa. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Kayla, Taylor, Brody, Cassie, Nate and Marissa; as well as sister, Eleanor and husband, Richard Zeman of Ottosen, Iowa; sister, Lori Merrill of Humboldt, Iowa; sister, Mary and husband, Herb Staub of Coralville, Iowa; and brother, Joe Becker and wife, Patricia of Austin, Minnesota. Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Becker, Christina Becker; sister, Jean and husband, Jim Larsen; as well as in-laws, Ed and Alice Besch, Karen Besch, Janice Wood and Bob Merrill.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on May 3, 2013