Written by The Wolf Point Herald
Mass of the Christian Burial for Norma Kaschube, 83, of Columbus, Mont., formerly of the Brockton area, is 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church with Father Jim O’Neil and Father Ned Shinnick. Interment will be in the Sidney Cemetery under the direction of Fulkerson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Catholic Daughter Society, St. Matthew’s Church, Montana 4-H Foundation or a charity of your choice. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com.
Norma Eleanor Edam was born on June 28, 1929, to parents Wilbert and Otilia (Schan) Edam in Sidney, Mont. She graduated from Sidney High School with the class of 1948. She farmed and ranched north of Brockton for 35 years. Norma also taught in the Biem and Mineral Bench schools.
Norma was active in ONO Homemakers with other ladies in the Biem community. They did multiple service projects including compiling a history of the homesteaders in the community and placing road signs. She was also active in the Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Poplar but kept ties with the church in Sidney as well. She was an education director and a religious education teacher. Norma also participated in the Altar Society Guild. She was a 4-H parent and leader. She oversaw projects as diverse as raising a steer to baking a cake sometimes on the same day. She was an involved parent driving hundreds of miles each year to support her kids in 4-H, band, choir and drama.
Norma died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the Stillwater Community Clinic Hospital in Columbus, Mont.
Norma is survived by her son, Leo (Geneva) Kaschube of Columbus, Mont.; a daughter, Corrine (Lorin) Kveseth of Eagle River, Alaska; brothers, Dale (Bev) Edam of Worden, Mont., Morris Edam of Billings, Mont., and Rich (Cheril) Edam of Great Falls, Mont.; sisters, Dora O’Connor of Great Falls, Mont., and Shirley Edam, Great Falls, Mont.; grandchildren, Maggie (Charlie), Justin, both of Columbus, Mont., and Chris, of Eagle River, Alaska.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Ethel.
Mom, you have lived the good live and now we know you are free from pain and suffering.