Norma J. Mathison, 81, of Menagha, Minn., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Menagha.
Norma was born on Aug. 19, 1936, to Lewis and Olga Larson.
She attended school in New London.
On Oct. 17, 1953, she was united in marriage to Harold Mathison, at the Baptist Church in Paynesville. They lived in Paynesville and Park Rapids through out their life together, and enjoyed winters in Texas.
She waitressed for 52 years at various local restaurants.
She is survived by her husband Harold; children, Larry (Jan) Mathison of Paynesville and Todd Mathison of Belle Plain; grandson, Chad (Janelle) Mathison of Menagha; daughter-in-law, Kathy Mauer of Menagha; sister, Pat Sorenson of Paynesville; three great-grandchildren: Joselyn, Eleanor, and Oliver of Menagha; three nieces; and nine nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Harvey Larson; sisters: Genore Bork, Lenore Kiether, and Arlys Person; and son, Danny Mathison.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.