Lorna C. (Nicolay) FundumJune 17, 1925 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 94)
Memorial Services for Lorna C. Fundum, 94, Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. Reverend Adrian Hanft will officiate. Visitation with family will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
She passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.
Lorna Caroline was born June 17, 1925 in Norfolk, Nebraska to William and Anna (Borgmeyer) Nicolay. She was baptized on July 12, 1925 and confirmed on April 10, 1938 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Battle Creek. She attended St. Peter’s Lutheran School and graduated from Battle Creek High School in 1942. Following graduation, she taught in rural schools in Madison County.
Lorna married Fred Fundum on August 17, 1947. The couple was blessed with three daughters, Judy, Becky and RoNelle. During their married life, the couple lived in Battle Creek where Lorna was employed by the Battle Creek Public Schools as the secretary to the superintendent. They were members of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Fred died in 1978.
Lorna moved to Norfolk in 1996. At the time of her death, she was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk.
She is survived by her daughters Judy (Jim) Miller of Hoskins, Becky (Dan) Marshall of Lincoln, and RoNelle (Keith) Woodward of Concord, grandchildren Melissa (Ryan) Eusterwiemann and their children Emma, Will, Sophia and Lily, Megan (T.J) Halsey and their children Justina, Austin, Nate and Trevis, Amy (Jeremy) Johnson and their children Logan, Chase, Kaylea and Katelyn Caroline, Shannon (Matt) Albert and their daughter Hannah Caroline, Luke Woodward, Jake Woodward, and Collin Marshall.
Lorna was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, brothers William, Reuben, Frederich, Charles and Ed, and sisters Celesta, Viola, Louise and Pearl.
This was Lorna’s confirmation verse which was very special to her. “Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8