Norma Heward, 79, of Pocatello, Idaho, and a former Baker City resident, died June 10, 2003, at her home after an extended illness.
Her graveside memorial service for family and friends will be at 11 a.m. MDT Saturday, June 21, at Pocatello’s Mountain View Cemetery, section 51 east. The service will be directed by the Downard Hansen Funeral Home.
Norma was born Dec. 25, 1923, at Roosevelt, Utah, the daughter of Nathaniel Edmund and Nellie Stoker Anderson. Her childhood years were spent in Utah, and she graduated from Richfield High School in 1942.
She married Arthur L. Heward on Aug. 30, 1947, at Evanston, Wyo. During their early married life, they lived in many different locations in the Western United States while Art worked for the Morrison Knudsen Co. On Jan. 1, 1954, they moved to Baker City.
Norma worked for the Leo Adler Magazine Co. until her retirement in 1971. She loved the quiet community of Baker City and enjoyed working in her home and yard. Some of her most enjoyable times were spent golfing and playing cards with friends at the Baker City Golf Course.
In June of 2000, Norma and Art moved to Pocatello, Idaho, to be closer to their daughter and family. Norma was a devoted wife, and loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors included her only daughter, JoLynn, and son-in-law, Jack Dunham. She loved being a grandmother and was so fond of her three grandchildren: Kristin McCandless of Denver, Kourtney Dunham of Pocatello, Idaho, and Ryan Dunham of Eureka, Calif. She has one surviving sister, Nell Livingston, of Moroni, Utah, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, Arthur, who died on Nov. 11, 2002; her parents; one sister, Vesta Norris; and a brother, Nat E. Anderson.
Condolences may be sent to the family in care of the Downard Hansen Funeral Home, 241 N. Garfield, Pocatello, ID 83204.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 13, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor