Ban, Norma Allene, 85

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Norma Allene Ban, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018. She was 85 years old.

Upon her written request there will be no funeral services or visitation rights.

Norma was born in Kansas City, Missouri on July 24, 1933. She was the daughter of Opal and Lawrence Hanna. She was three years old when the family moved to Mullan. She graduated from Mullan High School with the class of 1951.

She had three children, Raeann, Michael and Dianne. She enjoyed being a mom, homemaker and loved her family dearly and her special friends so much.

She liked to watch tv, visit on the phone, watch the Zags play basketball and enjoyed many leisurely hours reading. In her early years, she loved to dance, she was an avid bowler and loved traveling with her team to bowling tournaments, was a bluebird leader and watched small children, cleaned homes and retired with 21 years at the Shoshone County Courthouse.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Romona Ban of Coeur d’Alene; daughter and son-in-law, Raeann and David Rappuchi of Chisholm, MN; grandsons: Jared and wife Shadra of Coeur d’ Alene, Brad and fiancé Heather of Post Falls, Ryne and wife Sophia of Spirit Lake, Andy and wife Kriss, Tony, Marco and wife Summer of Chisholm, MN; thirteen great grandchildren; niece and nephew, Kathy and Kevin Benz and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving daughter Dianne Kay, and great granddaughter Hanna Rae.

Family suggests memorials be to the donor’s choice.

To Those I Love, “When I am gone, just release me, let me go – so I can move into my afterglow. You mustn’t tie me down with your tears; let’s be happy that we had so many years. I gave you my love, you can only guess how much you gave me in happiness. I thank you for the love you each have shown, but now it’s time I traveled on alone. So grieve for me awhile, if grieve you must, then let your grief be comforted with trust. It’s only for a while that we must part, so bless the memories within your heart. And then, when you must come this way alone, I’ll greet you with a smile and a “Welcome Home.”.

Yates Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements. Please visit Norma’s online memorial and sign her guestbook at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com

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