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Norma Lee Walsh: 1942-2017

Norma Walsh
Norma Walsh

OTTAWA — Norma Lee Walsh, 75, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at her son's home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at St. Columba Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Ottawa Funeral Home with Deacon Ron Wackerlin doing prayers at 3:45 p.m. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery.

Norma was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Mendota, to Robert and Ruth (Ferguson) Fieldman. She married Edward Walsh on Nov. 27, 1965, in Somonauk. 

She worked for St. Francis of Assisi Church for many years as a secretary. She was a member of St. Columba Church, Catholic Daughters of the America's and the Ottawa Moose. Norma had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her. She will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her children, Matthew (Kathy) Walsh, Deanna Walsh, Mark "Curly" (Melissa) Walsh, Timothy (Brenda) Walsh; four grandchildren, Conor Walsh, Delaney Walsh, Josie Walsh and Colin Walsh; and her sister, Shirley (Bob) Pirko.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ed, who passed away Nov. 18, 2017; and her grandson, Kaleb Beck.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Fieldman, Conor Walsh, Darrell Hansen, Steve Walsh, Marty Walsh, and Scott Walsh.
Honorary pallbearers will be her nieces, Stephanie and Karoline Pirko.
The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at

Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory

1111 La Salle St., Ottawa IL 61350


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