Norma J. Orcutt-Baum – Manchester

Norma J. Orcutt-Baum, 84, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Private family burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Earlville. Arrangements by Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville.

Norma was born November 6, 1934, to Herman and Dora (Haynes) Hawker at Earlville, Iowa. On October 23, 1951, Norma married Elmer Orcutt at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Elmer passed away in 1999.  Norma wed Clarence “Doc” Baum Sr., on July 21, 2004, in Manchester. Norma worked at the Ertl Toy Company, Good Neighbor Home and The Meadows. She enjoyed fishing, dancing to country western music, and writing poetry.

Norma is survived by her children, Sheryl Sprague of Quasqueton, Doug (Joette) Orcutt of Earlville, Cathy Orcutt of Livingston, Texas, and Brad (Val) Orcutt of Lake Elizabeth, California; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Norma was preceded in death her parents, Herman and Dora Hawker; husband, Elmer Orcutt; husband, Clarence Baum Sr.; brother, Lamoine “Bud” Hawker, and sister, Delores (Bill) Robinson.     

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