Norma Jean Yosten

Norma Jean Yosten

Norma Jean Yosten, 82, of Schuyler, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at the Meridian Gardens in Columbus.


Mass of Christian Burial   PRIVATE -- FAMILY ONLY

Monday, May 11, 2020   11:00 A.M. St. Mary's Catholic Church, Schuyler

Reverend Gerry Gonderinger and Deacon Michael Huntsman, Officiating

Visitation (no family present) Sunday 1-5 P.M. Kracl Funeral Chapel (10 person limit)

Committal in the Schuyler Cemetery

Memorials in care of the family for future designation

Norma Jean was born May 1, 1938, in Clarkson, Nebraska to Joseph and Adella(Uher) Novak.  She attended area schools, graduated from Clarkson High School and attended Wayne State Teacher's College, earning a teaching certificate.  On June 5, 1958, she married Dave Yosten at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, Clarkson.  They lived and farmed in rural Clarkson until retiring to Schuyler in 1990.  Norma was a para-educator at District 1-R and the Schuyler Schools.  She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Guild, former 4-H leader and a member of a local extension club.  Norma was an excellent baker and enjoyed her flower garden.  Nothing was more important than family and her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Dave Yosten of Columbus, two daughters; Cindy Svoboda, Schuyler and Kelly (Michael) Huntsman, Urbandale, Iowa, two sons; Chris (Cindy) Yosten, Schuyler and Russ (Tricia) Yosten of Clarkson, 10 grandchildren; Kris (Spencer) Schmitz, Jenny Svoboda, Dee Dee (Taylor) Buchholz, Brandon (Mandy) Yosten, Brian (Kelsey) Yosten, Matt Huntsman, Katie Hunstman, Emily Yosten, Jon Yosten and Mitch Yosten and 6 great-grandchildren; Eli, Bridger and Austin Schmitz, Cayden and Avery Yosten and Briggs Buchholz.  She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law Blaine Larson.