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Obituaries

March 3, 2014

Norma Hines

  Norma Hines passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 24th at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Florida.  Norma was born in Mankato on June 20th, 1931, to Edwin and Clara Pederson. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1949. She married James Hines on Dec. 24th, 1949. They lived in Mankato and North Mankato raising their three children.  In 1992 they retired to Fort Myers, Florida.

 Norma worked at Kresge Co., Pete's Maid-Rite, Mike's Cafe and was a long time waitress and hostess at the Century Club in North Mankato. She also worked many years for Dr. David Grande.

 Norma enjoyed reading, traveling, fishing, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends. She also dearly loved animals of all kinds.

 Norma is survived by her loving husband, Jim, of 64 years, sons Larry (Julia) Hines, Ft. Myers FL, Dan (LeAnne) Hines, Mapleton, MN and daughter Deb (Bob) Brage, Mankato, MN.  Norma is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Damian, Mark, Daniel, Michael, Anna, Angela, Lindsay, Jeremy, Jesse, and Josh, as well as 10 great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM, Monday, March 3rd at Peace Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, FL.

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