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Norma B. Washburn


Norma B. Washburn, 95, Oakley, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her home in Scottsdale, Ariz.

She was born Feb. 22, 1919, in Logan County to Louis "Lute" and Lida (Waldmeier) Gfeller.

She married Robert Washburn on May 4, 1938, in Hays. He preceded her in death in 2008.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Mackley and husband, Doug, Winona, Lynne Scott and Joyce Atkinson and husband, David, Scottsdale; 11 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 31 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Sam Scott; two brothers, Kenneth and Harley Gfeller; a sister, Nelda Beesley; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Winona; burial in Winona Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, Oakley.

Memorials are suggested to Winona United Methodist Church or Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.kennedykosterfh.com.