Helen Irene (Czeschin) Norman was born April 13, 1940 in Cass County, Missouri and departed this life on December 7, 2018 at Redwood of Raymore Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by the love of her family, at the age of 78 years, 7 months and 24 days.
She was the daughter of Alfred and Nellie (Paul) Czeschin.
Helen spent her younger years in Pleasant Hill, Missouri and graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1959.
On August 1, 1959, she was united in marriage with Marvin Franklin Norman, Sr. in Kansas City, Missouri. Helen and Marvin lived in several places early in their marriage, before settling in Peculiar, Missouri were they raised their six sons.
Helen worked at various retail stores throughout her life, including Woolco, and more recently, at Dollar General in Peculiar, Raymore and Belton. But, she felt her most important job was that of homemaker and being a loving and supportive mother to her sons, and later, a wonderful grandmother to her grandchildren.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin F. Norman, Sr. on June 4, 1976; her parents; Nellie and Alfred Czeschin; three sisters, Aliene Alexander, Darlene Stokes and Nellie Phillips, and one brother, Bob Berry.
She is survived by six sons, John Alfred Norman , Marvin Franklin Norman, Jr., and Robert Dean Norman and wife Juline, all of Peculiar, Missouri, Kevin D’Wayne Norman and wife Michele of Freeman, Missouri, Brent Alan Norman and wife Angie of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, and Thomas Jason Norman and wife Michelle of Peculiar, Missouri; one brother, Alfred “Sonny” Czeschin of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; three sisters, Alfreda Callahan and husband Frank of Greenwood, Missouri, Beverly Phillips of Sugar Creek, Missouri, Vicki Kintz and husband Marvin of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Service for Helen I. (Czeschin) Norman will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Wallace Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill, Missouri with Pastor James Myers officiating. Casket Bearers will be Caleb Norman, Marvin Norman, III, Jake Norman, Scott Dobson, Shawn Norman and Travis Norman, Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.