Monday, October 7th, 2013
Norma Rutschilling Huelskamp, 91, died peacefully Oct. 6, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Cassella, to Lawrence and Rose Henke Rutschilling. On June 5, 1943, she married Roman B. Huelskamp, who died July 27, 1998.
She is survived by four sons, Donald (Terri) Huelskamp, Minster, Ben (Annette) Huelskamp, Maria Stein, John (Diane) Huelskamp, St. Henry, and Glen Huelskamp, Celina; six daughters, Dolores (Robert) Fullenkamp, St. Joe, Linda (Dan) Thieman, St. Henry, Diana (Lavern) Schulze, St. Henry, Alice (John) Otte, St. Henry, Karen (Neil) Romer, St. Henry, and June ("Pic" Michael) Huelskamp, Cincinnati; a daughter-in-law, Judy (Bill) Broering, Yorkshire; 38 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; four brothers, Elmer (Doris) Rutschilling, Osgood, Gilbert Rutschilling, Maria Stein, Wilbert (Norma) Rutschilling, St. Henry, and Leroy (Doris) Rutschilling, St. Henry; three sisters, Bernadetta (Larry) Kemper, Osgood, Roseanne (Robert) Schoen, Montezuma, and Connie Fullenkamp, Montezuma; and a sister-in-law, Mary Huelskamp, Greenville.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Dale and Mark; one daughter, Jane; a sister, Esther (Norbert) Puthoff; brothers-in-law, Aloys Fullenkamp and Lawrence Huelskamp; parents, Lawrence and Rose Henke Rutschilling; and in-laws, John (Eleanora) Vehorn Huelskamp.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, and the Ladies Sodality of the church. She was a homemaker and loving caregiver all of her life.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Calling is 9-10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the church and after the funeral Mass at Romer's Catering, St. Henry.
Memorial donations may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.