Wednesday, October 28, 2020
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
(visitation from 10-11 am)
Live Streaming Linkhttps://youtu.be/bon0QYKJf94
* Masks and social distancing will be required.
RACINE – Norma M. Woodward (Swanson), 61, passed away at Bay at Sheridan in Kenosha on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
She was born in Kalamazoo, MI on July 9, 1959, the daughter of the late Clyde and Faith (nee: Rasmussen) Swanson. She graduated from Washington Park High School in 1977. On December 1, 1979 she married Paul Woodward, Sr. He preceded her in death on November 10, 2008.
Norma last worked at Pick ‘N Save until her health forced an early retirement. Her previous jobs included manager at K-mart, Beautician, and co-owner of Our Family Treasures consignment shop in west Racine.
She enjoyed bowling and won 1st place 2006/2007 City of Racine bowling tournament singles, won 1st place 2008/2009 City of Racine bowling tournament doubles. She loved family camping trips, traveling road trips with her sister visiting family and friends, antique shopping and spending time with her sons and grandsons.
Norma is survived by her sons, Paul (Robyn) Woodward, Jr. and Thomas Woodward both of Racine; her grandsons, Caleb and Jonathan Woodward; her sisters, Helen Swanson of Racine, Joyce (Ed) Tabor of New Mexico; her brother, Clyde (Laurie) Swanson of Racine; as well as brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Norma was preceded in death by her grandson, Paul Woodward, III; her sister, Margo Cottonaro and her nephew and niece, Nathan and Melissa Swanson.
Family and friends are invited to meet in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 for a visitation from 5-7 p.m. Her funeral service will take place on Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Warren Williams officiating. There will also be a visitation on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Masks and social distancing will be required. A procession to Sylvania Cemetery will follow the service.
The Woodward family extends a heartfelt thank you to the entire staff at Kindred Hospice and the nurses at Bay of Sheridan for the loving and professional attention Norma received while under their care. Live Streaming Link https://youtu.be/bon0QYKJf94