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Nors, Yvonne (Willenborg)

Yvonne (Willenborg) Nors, age 66, of West, passed away early Thursday morning, November 8, 2012 at the Assisted Living Center in West.

A rosary will be recited and Mass of Christian Burial celebrated 10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption, with Rev. Ed Karasek as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Aderhold Funeral Home.

Yvonne was born July 15, 1946 in Waco, the daughter of Anton John and Mary Agnes (Filer) Willenborg. She attended school in Tours and was a 1964 graduate of West High School. On October 24, 1964 she was united in marriage to Edwin B. Nors in Tours. Edwin preceded her in death on November 17, 2008. Yvonne was a homemaker and Mother to seven children. She worked for several area businesses including the Czech American Restaurant, JoAnn’s Bridal Shop, West Fraternal Hall and Lone Star Hall. She was a longtime and faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption. She was also a member of Catholic Life, S.P.J.S.T. Lodge #54, K.J.Z.T. Society #11, St. Mary’s Quarterback Club and Sokol Gymnastics. Yvonne enjoyed watching the Baylor Lady Bears Basketball team and Texas Rangers. She also liked casino gambling, playing bingo, being outdoors, taking walks, working in her flower garden and traveling. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Yvonne is also preceded in death her parents and a brother, Dennis Willenborg.

Survivors include four sons, Randy Nors and wife Angie, Bradley Nors and wife Jeannie, Greg Nors, and Doug “Fred” Nors and wife Shannon, all of West; three daughters, Cynthia Nors of West, Lanette Sullins and husband Lance of Abbott, and Jessica Clifton and husband Mark of West; a brother, Jackie Willenborg and wife Shirley; sisters, Connie Sealey and husband Robert, Annette Fell and husband Johnnie, Mary Ann Nors and husband Eugene, Margie Vrbas and husband Richard, and Sharon Harlan and husband Robert; grandchildren, Kasie, Clay, Clint, Morgan, Mason and Jillian; great grandson, Layne; four step grandsons; her dog, Holly; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers are Clay Nors, Mason Sullins, David Sealey, Richard Vrbas, Steve Fell, Eugene Nors, Robert Harlan and Bud Pavlicek. Honorary pallbearers are her traveling friends and the staff at West Assisted Living.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund or Sokol Gymnastics.

Source: Aderhold Funeral Home-West, Texas