Norma M. Siegmann, 88, Sleepy Eye, died Friday, July 24, 2009, at St. John Lutheran Home, Springfield.


Norma M. Siegmann, 88, Sleepy Eye, died Friday, July 24, 2009, at St. John Lutheran Home, Springfield. Funeral services were Monday, July 27, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, with burial in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Springfield. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers. Arrangements were with Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Family condolences may be sent online at www.sturmfh.com.
Norma Rositzke was born April 7, 1921, in Springfield, to parents John and Elizabeth (Polzin) Rositzke. She grew up in the Springfield area where she attended school. On March 27, 1941, Norma was united in marriage to Clarence Siegmann in Springfield. The couple made their home in California for a short time before Clarence was drafted during WWII. Norma moved back to Springfield while Clarence served in the military. The couple farmed northeast of Sanborn for 27 years before retiring to Springfield and later, Sleepy Eye. Norma was active in ladies aid at church, enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, baking and traveling to visit family.
Norma is survived by her sons, Clarence Siegmann of Sleepy Eye, Gene (Pattie) Siegmann of North Port, Fla. and Garlin (Mary) Siegmann of Albuquerque; brother, Donald Rositzke of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Joseph, Brian, Keith and Christine; great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Billy and Skyler; and great-great-grandchild, Jaylynn. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and sisters, Evelyn Stern and Mildred Timm.