Memorial services were held Friday, June 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Norma June Bice, the daughter of Earl and Minnie (Monk) Bice, was born in Winner, S.D. on November 11, 1929. The early years of Norma's life were spent in Wood, South Dakota and she later moved with her family to northwest Iowa where she resided in Marathon, Truesdale, and Storm Lake. Norma began her education at Marathon and completed her schooling at Storm Lake where she was a graduate of the Storm Lake High School. Norma was baptized in the Methodist Church in May of 1952.
On August 11, 1949, Norma was united in marriage to Melvin A. Delp in Worthington, Minn. Together, they were blessed with three children: Paula, Beverly, and Steven. During her married lifetime, she had been employed at Bomgaars, Buena Vista University, and Methodist Manor Retirement Home.
Norma was a member of the Storm Lake United Methodist Church. Her special interests included playing cards, doing crossword puzzles, dancing and bowling.
Norma's life will be cherished and celebrated by her children: Paula and Steven Briner of Newell; Beverly Delp of Storm Lake; Steven and Koreen Delp of Alta; grandchildren: Amanda, Austin, Carrie, Gena, Jessica, Meghann, Patrick, Stephanie, and Trenton; great grandchildren: Caleb, Carlee, Cayanne, Chance, Damian, Grace, Haylee, Hope, Kayleigh, and Lucas; nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin on October 14, 2009; one sister, Thelma Rimmer and brother, Leaburn Bice.
Memorials may be given in Norma's memory to Parkinson's Research.
May the Lord bless the memory of Norma June Delp.