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Norma Jean (Kinney) Clark-Keto

Born: Sat., Oct. 29, 1932
Died: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019


Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 09, 2019
Location: Crown Hill Cemetery


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Norma Jean Clark-Keto (Kinney), age 86, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend passed away October 16, 2019. Surrounded by family members and caregivers, Norma passed with grace at Rosewood Care Center in Joliet, Illinois.

Norma was born Saturday, October 29, 1932 in Knox, Indiana, Daughter of the late Clyde Kinney and the late Mabel(Cornwell) Kinney. She retired from Exxon Mobil Corp. in Frankfort, Illinois as a Quality Control Inspector. Family was always very important to Norma as she helped care for her 11 siblings and then raised her own family of five children. Norma also loved quite a few children of other mothers and friends whom she made feel like family. Her home was a welcoming place and she had the rare gift of making each person feel special and cherished.

Norma is survived by five loving children: Son, Larry Clark of Frankfort, Illinois, Son, Daniel Clark of St. Louis, Missouri, Daughter-in-Law, Anne Clark of Frankfort, Illinois, Daughter, Cindy Burns of New Lenox, Illinois, Daughter, Suzanne Knoelk and husband John Knoelk of Lockport, Illinois, Daughter, Krtistine Griffin and husband Jeff Griffin of Monee, Illinois. She is survived by 8 beloved grandchildren: Michael Clark, Jacqueline Burton, Heather Wallace, Shannon McGrath, Erin Burns, Caitlin Kerfin-Smith, Jaden Griffin, and Jenna Griffin. Nine Children were blessed to have Norma as their great grandma.

She is also survived by siblings, Brother, Dale & Zona Kinney of Knox, Indiana, Sister, Kathryn Patrick of Michigan City, Indiana, Sister, Carol & Jimmy Patrick of Plymouth, Indiana, Sister, Rita & Steve Bolinski of Jacksonville, Florida.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Clark and husband Philip Keto, parents Clyde and Mabel Kinney and by her siblings Bobby Kinney, Marge Kinney, Dean Kinney, Darlene Bailey, Darwin Kinney, Sharon Campbell and Virginia Sinn.

A graveside service in honor of Norma will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox, Indiana, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11 AM. Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Braman & Son Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements (108 S. Main St. Knox, Indiana 46534. See website at www. bramanfuneralhome.com).

Any gifts in honor of Norma can be donated to Joliet Area Community Hospice, who's angels cared for Norma in her final months. http://www.joliethospice.org/online-donation-form.html

 

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