Norma Jean Shofner

Norma Jean Shofner, 69, of Park Rapids, Clover Township, formerly of Cambridge, Minn., passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at her home.

Norma was born Dec. 9, 1942.  She was one of four children born to William and Hazel Forester in St. Paul, Minn. Norma married the love of her life, John Shofner on March 1, 1963. Their union was blessed with 2 sons:  Richard and John.

She is survived by her husband, John of Park Rapids, Minn.; her sons: Richard (Rebecca Hamen) of Blaine, Minn. and John (Alaina Defoe) of Cloquet, Minn.; three grandchildren: Amber, Jesse and Johnna; one great granddaughter, Lyndsey; her brother, Donald (Betty) Forester of West St. Paul, Minn.; her sister, Shirley (Wally) Snyder of Tower, Minn.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard Forester.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids, Minn. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.