February 22, 1933 – April 23, 2014
Beacon, Iowa | Age 81
Norma Adrian, 81, of Beacon, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Mahaska Health Partnership E.R. She was born Wednesday, February 22, 1933 in rural Oskaloosa, the daughter of George E. and Lucille Lancial Mitrisin.
Norma graduated with the Oskaloosa High School Class of 1952. Following school, Norma worked at Woolworth’s and Pepsi in Oskaloosa for a time. In 1955, Norma was united in marriage to Kenneth Adrian in Oskaloosa and he died May 17, 1990. Following marriage, Norma stayed home to raise her family.
Norma attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oskaloosa. She enjoyed dancing, being awnry, and she especially loved to clean.
Norma is survived by her three sons: Tim (& Patricia) Adrian of Leander, Texas, Terry (& Phyllis) Adrian of Fairfield and Todd (& Jamie Fryer) Adrian of Oskaloosa; a granddaughter: Tracy (& Paul) Rayburn of Seaside, California; two great grandchildren: Mason and Avery Rayburn; four sisters: Lois Farmer of Ankeny, Patricia McMains of Pleasantville, Teresa Ashman of Indianola and Marilyn Adreon of Pleasantville; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two sisters: Pauline Mitrisin and Judy Wood; and a brother: Joe Mitrisin, Sr.
As was her wish her body has been cremated and no services are planned. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.