March 28, 2019
Norma Lucille (Carpenter) Stolz, 85, of Rockford, IL, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
Norma was born April 2, 1933, in Omaha, Nebraska, daughter of Willard and Edna Pearl (Whitcomb) Carpenter. She was the oldest of 6 children and was raised in various locations in Western Nebraska as her father was a ranch hand at this time. In 1940, her father bought a farm in Agate, Nebraska, and the family settled down. Norma was to be found most days helping her father with farm work. She rode horses, drove teams, drove tractor, and learned to drive in a 1929 Ford Model A. She was known for being...