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Harold Norman Willey, son of Harold Franklin and Erma Fern (Danielson) Willey, was born February 29, 1936, at Mount Ayr, IA.
Following high school, Norman served his country in the US Army. He was stationed in Korea for a while. After his honorable discharge, Norman worked construction. On November 2, 1974, Norman married Pamela Gragg in Sioux Falls, SD.
Norman and Pam moved to Rock Springs, WY in 1975. Norman worked construction before working 23 years at Stauffer’s Chemical.
Norman liked to go camping and spend time with his family. He enjoyed going with Pam as she competed in pool tournaments. He will always be remembered as a funny, witty, happy man that put smiles on the faces of people he met.
Norman entered into rest on July 8, 2021, at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Erma Willey; sister, Marilyn Mohr; brother-in-law, Jim Mohr; and nephew, Michael Mohr.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Pamela Willey; son, Michael Eugene (Billie) Willey; grandson, Michael Norman Willey; granddaughter, Roseann Holcomb; great grandson, Logan Martinez; sister, Linda (Dave) Matheny; many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021 at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, IA.
Officiating was Pastor Bill Armstrong.
Music was “Go Rest High On That Mountain”, “Tears In Heaven”, “Grandpa” and “The Old Rugged Cross”.
Casketbearers were Michael Eugene Willey, Max Gragg. Michael Norman Willey. Larry Gragg, Chris May and Kevin Phillips.
Honorary pallbearers were Mickey Gragg. Ben Seibert and Mick Gragg.
Military Honors were by the Ringgold Post #172 and US Army Honor Guard Unit.
Burial was at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.
Memorials are in his name to be decided.

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