Norma Mitten

Norma Mitten , 85, passed away on October 4, 2013 at her home near Hamilton, Missouri.
Norma was born to Reinhard and Lillie Nordby near Manilla, Iowa, where she continued to live as a youngster and young adult.
On November 18, 1948 she married JaVain Mitten from the Kirkman, Iowa area.  To this union, three daughters were born: Igleedtis, Lanna, and Cherrie.  In 1959 the family moved to a farm near Hamilton.
Norma was known by all of her family and friends for her wonderful dinners of many delicious dishes.  Her grandchildren enjoyed many summers visiting for weeks at a time.
Norma is preceded in death by her parents, one sister, four brothers and one son-in-law.  She is survived by her husband, JaVain , daughters, Igleedtis Moore of Gardner, CO; Lanna (Don) Cain of Lathrop, MO; and Cherrie (Jim) Wittman of Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren- Wendi, Dorothy, Chet, Amber, Monica and Joshua; 10 great-grandchildren – Rikki, Alexis, Daniel, David, Destiny, Dominic, Ella, Eli, Ean, and Mateo.
Visitation for Norma was held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Kendall Chapel in rural Hamilton.
Memorials may be directed to Kendall Chapel of Hamilton.


  1. Igleedtis on November 1, 2013 at 7:51 am

    Mom, I miss you every day. I am glad that you are in a better place now. No more suffering and no more pain.
    Love you Mom

  2. Lanna Cain on October 30, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    I miss my mother very much. She was a strong, yet loving lady. Also, sending prayers for my father’s strength to continue as he progresses through this very trying time. Love you, Mom and Dad!

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