Obituary: Norma K. Wilson – Press Herald

16August 2020

Norma K. Wilson FALMOUTH– Norma K. Wilson went to be with her Lord on July 30. 2020, at the age of 88 after a lengthy illness. She was born in the house in Falmouth at the white farmhouse at 138 Falmouth Road, the second of three children born to Maynard E and Mabel Fabricious Aaskov. She participated in Falmouth schools and graduated in 1949. She then went on to work at Metropolitan Life Insurance Coverage Business in Portland, Maine.

In 1951, accompanied by her soon to be mother-in-law, Bessie Wilson, Norma traveled by bus throughout the nation to Ephrata Washington to marry the love of her life Carroll Wilson who was stationed at Larson US Air Force Base in Moses Lake. They were married on March 28th and would have celebrated their 70th anniversary next year.

After her partner was sent to London, Norma returned to Falmouth where she would spend the rest of her life. She and her hubby constructed their beautiful ranch home next door to where she matured. Norma was the best definition of the word “housewife” and would invest the rest of her life taking care of her household and house. She took terrific pride in her house which was always spotless. She loved to go on outdoor camping trips throughout New England in the family’s travel trailers. She loved gardening, which was evident in the grounds around your home. In later years, Norma and Carroll would run a little veggie stand. She invested numerous hours waiting on consumers. She also spent much time canning veggies and making pickles, which were so delighted in by many throughout the cold weather.

Norma’s life was devoted to her God and her church. She was steadfast in her faith, participating in church, hardly ever missing out on a Sunday service. She was a lifelong member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and taking part in the choir, ladies’ guild, teaching Sunday School and Trip Bible School.

Norma was a lovely lady inside and out. She always took pride in her appearance. She always dressed and looked stunning– her outfits, makeup and hair were always perfect. She was kind and unassuming. never grumbling even in her last few years when she had difficulty breathing.

She is survived by her hubby; children, Carroll Jr., and wife Mary Lyn; son, Brian and Wife Pam, Grandchildren Rodney, Kelley, Brianna and Nicholas and three great-grandchildren; sis, Sharon and husband William of Homosassa, Florida, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her moms and dads, a son, Gary, and a sis, Barbara.

A graveside service will be held at Blanchard Cemetery on Saturday August 29th at 11:00 am with the Extremely Rev. Dr. Benjamin Shambaugh officiating.

Plans are made with Lindquist Funeral House, Yarmouth, ME. You might leave your acknowledgements or memories at http://www.lindquistfuneralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you would make donations to St Jude’s Kid’s Hospital

501 St. Jude Location,

Memphis, TN 38105

in her honor.

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Source: pressherald.com

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