Norma Rourke

Norma T. Rourke (Wilhelmi)

Tuesday, November 24th, 1925 - Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Norma T. Rourke, 94, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born in Joliet, IL to the late Fred Wilhelmi and Celia Wilhelmi. Norma worked as teacher at Laraway School in Joliet for over 20 years. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Jack Rourke of Fort Wayne; children, Nancy (Richard) Zimmerman of Fort Wayne, Mary (Dennis) Schnierle of Indian Rocks Beach, FL, Kathy (Tom) Hulina of Lisle, IL, and David (Denise) Rourke of Baxter, TN; 4 grandchildren, Tim, Cathy, Joel, and Scott; 1 great-granddaughter, Toni; and sister, Carole Holsinger of Canton, OH. Norma was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Rourke; grandson, Brian Hulina; and 5 siblings. A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Anne Home & Retirement Community. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Home and Retirement Community. Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.
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John Holsinger

Posted at 07:48pm
With beautiful memories of having a wonderful sister. We had great times together giggling over silly things, riding back and forth to school. Norma was always my big sister looking out for me. I will dearly miss you. Love you, Carole

John Holsinger

Posted at 06:19pm
Uncle Jack, Nancy, Mary, Kathy and David, So sorry to hear about Aunt Norma. I have many great memories of coming to Joliet and visiting all of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Her infectious smile will always be remembered. Love, John Holsinger

Love, Carole Holsinger, John and Judy Holsinger

Posted at 05:09pm
With wonderful memories of our childhood and family trips to Joliet, Norma will be missed , and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Love, Sharon Wilhelmi

Posted at 01:16pm
All my love and prayers for Dear Uncle Jack, Nan, Mary, Cathy, and Dave. Aunt Norma was a special person . She brought happiness to everyone.
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