1924-2012

Norma Pietig, 87, of Carroll, died early Friday morning, Jan. 27, 2012 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll.

Celebrant will be Father Timothy Schott.  

Pianist will be Marcy Anderson.  

Song leader will be Sherry Loughran.  

Lector for the Mass will be Norma’s granddaughter Holly Northey and Norma’s son-in-law Tom Louis.  

Gift bearers will be Norma’s daughters Sue Northey, Nancy Schumacher, and Pat Louis.  

Eucharistic ministers will be Norma’s sister, Sister Bernyne Stark, FSPA, and Phil and Michele Phillips.  

Casket bearers will be Scott Northey, Dan Maher, Michael Maher, Brian Schumacher, Holly Northey and Tom Louis.

Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Friends may call at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 4 p.m. Monday. There will be a Christian wake service at 5:30 p.m., followed by a rosary.

The casket will be moved to Holy Spirit Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday when visitation will resume.  Memorials may be left at the funeral home or the church for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Funeral arrangements are under direction of Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolence may be left for Norma’s family at http://www.sharpfuneral.com.

Born June 23, 1924, at Carroll, Norma Frances was a daughter of Frank and Marie (Reck) Stark.  She spent her entire lifetime in the Carroll area and attended St. Joseph’s Grade School, before graduating from St. Angela Academy.  On July 13, 1943, Norma married Franklin W. Pietig at St. Joseph’s Church in Carroll.  Frank and Norma lived in Dedham for a brief time before making their home in Carroll.  Throughout her lifetime Norma was a secretary for several businesses in the area and also volunteered at the St. Lawrence Rectory.  She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed playing cards, and spending time with her family and friends.  She was a member of St. Lawrence Parish and Parish Ladies Guild.

Survivors include her children: Don Pietig and his wife Alice of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Sue Northey and her husband Scott of Atlanta, Ga., Nancy Schumacher of Carroll, and Pat Louis and her husband Tom of Carroll; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sister Bernyne Stark, FSPA, of LaCrosse, Wis., and Mary Ann Neppl of Halbur; her sister-in-law, Marion Pietig Martin of Omaha, Neb.; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Franklin W. Pietig in February of 1992, and her grandson, Matthew Louis.