Juniata resident Norma L. Imler, 93, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Mary
Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE surrounded by her loving children.
Private family graveside service will be held at White Rock Cemetery in Republic
County, KS with Pastor Tom Murray officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler
Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Norma was born January 14, 1928, in Jewell County, KS to Joseph & Bertha Angie
(Miller) Purcell. She graduated from Montrose High School and attended Emporia
College in Kansas for one year. Norma married Dwane H. Imler on May 16, 1945; he
preceded her in death on April 25, 1975.
Norma worked as a psychiatric technician for eight years at Hastings Regional Center
until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, flowers especially roses, bird watching, and
loved to fish.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dwane H. Imler; son, Rockey;
grandson, Jim Stone Jr.; one great-granddaughter, Mickala René; brother, Eugene B.
Purcell; sisters, Yvonne Imler and Shirley Neeley; two sons-in-law, William Board and
Rex Lacey; and grandson-in-law, Gary W. Bryant.
Daughters: Edamarlene Stone – Mankato, KS
Rita L. Lacey – Juniata, NE
Son: Stephen D. Imler – Deweese, NE
Cousin: Helen Thielman – Desoto, KS
Loving Niece: Nola Durham – Tryon, NC