Wilma E. (Pinnt) AmenOctober 3, 1927 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 92)
Graveside Services for Wilma E. (Pinnt) Amen, 92, Norfolk, will be 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Prospect Hill Cemetery. Reverend Christopher Asbury will officiate. A Celebration of Life ceremony for Wilma will be planned for a later date. Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.
She passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Care Center in Norfolk.
Wilma Esther was born October 3, 1927, to Reuben and Esther (Pribnow) Pinnt. She was baptized, confirmed and later married at Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk.
Wilma attended District 21 School in Stanton County; graduating from Norfolk High School in 1945.
Wilma then worked as a bookkeeper for Norco Mills in Norfolk where she met her husband Edwin R. Amen, when he returned from military service in Germany. They were married October 6, 1946. To them three children were born, Deborah, Miles, and Jeffrey.
Wilma was a stay-at-home mom, involved with her children’s school, and Girl Scouts. She was a member of an Extension Club for many years, and enjoyed sewing and quilting, sewing for her children, and family members. She and several of her Grace Lutheran lady friends had their own “Sewing Club” which met once a month. She also was a member of the Ladies Aid at Grace Lutheran, and served in many offices.
After her children were grown and in college, Wilma worked at the book store at the Norfolk Junior College.
Wilma and Ed enjoyed camping with their children when they were small. Later she and Ed enjoyed traveling, especially to where their children lived.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ed, son Miles, sisters Lois Walter and Susan White, twin siblings Roy and Rhoda in infancy, and several sisters and brothers-in-law.
She is survived by her daughter Deborah Goad, and her family Erin and Joe Corrao, and their children Austin, and Bella, all of Wisconsin, son Jeffrey and Robbi Amen, and their daughter Ashley, Gordon and Alex Splatt and son Timothy Amen and wife Michaela Ulibarri, and granddaughter Koreen and Dan Joseph and children Aley and Andrea all of Colorado, brothers Dale, Dave (Lori) Pinnt, of Norfolk, sister Rachel Jensen of Fremont, brothers-in-law Otto Walter, and Bob (Janette) Amen, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church or to the Faith Regional Foundation (St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation & Care Center and Faith Regional Hospice Services).