NORRIS JOBE, age 90 of Waterville, died on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Traditions in Waterville.
Born on July 18, 1926 in New Richland Township, he was the son of Arno and Clara (Neumann) Jobe. He attended school in rural Otisco Township. Norris married Lorraine Kunz on August 7, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waseca County. Norris was a devout Christian and a hardworking farmer. He put his faith in God, always trusting Him to provide the sunshine and rain for his crops enabling him to be a good provider for his family. He also did custom corn-shelling which allowed him to be with and work alongside his sons. He enjoyed playing cards, farming, and being with his children and their families. Norris was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Waterville and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Waterville; sons, James Jobe of Waterville, Kenneth Jobe of Mankato, John (Bernie) Jobe of Pequot Lakes, Daryl Jobe of Grand Rapids, Peter (Lynn) Jobe of Grand Rapids, Paul (Sigri) Jobe of Rochester, Steven Jobe of Monticello, and Andrew Jobe of Grand Rapids; daughters, Nancy (Al) Koczur of Cambridge, Barbara (Ralph) Meehan of Faribault, Jannelle (Gary) Morsching of Waterville, Jeanette (Richard) Taylor of Elysian, Diane (Mike) Miculinich of Buckley, WA, Karen (Russell) Rink of Ramsey, Beverly (Dan) Penn of Andover, and Sharlene (Chris) Lind of Williston, ND; 49 grandchildren; and 42 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Shirley Schwardt of Alexandria and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Walter, Harvey, Clarence and Lester; and sisters, Viola Jobe, Nora Schoenfeld and Edna Mork.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 4-7 PM at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waterville and continue on Friday, one hour before services at the church.
Funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Waterville with Rev. Michael Ince officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Waterville.
Published on February 12, 2017