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Norma Agnes McCarthy

February 24, 1938 — November 25, 2023

Sioux City, Iowa

Norma Agnes McCarthy, 85, of Sioux City, IA passed away on November 25, 2023 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday, (December 1, 2023) at Meyer Brothers Funeral Homes, 3220 Stone Park Blvd, Sioux City.

A Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, (December 2, 2023) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5010 Military Road, Sioux City. Burial will follow mass in McCook Cemetery, McCook, SD.

Formerly from Le Mars, Norma was born on February 24, 1938 to parents Frank and Seraphine (Guntren) Rolfes of rural Le Mars, Iowa. She graduated from St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing in Sioux City. She married Paul McCarthy on June 12, 1965.  Norma worked as a registered nurse prior to marriage and paused her career to care for her 6 children.  After her children were older, she worked as a home health nurse and then enjoyed a long career as a Charge Nurse at Holy Spirit Retirement Home.

She loved her family and volunteered with numerous church, school and community groups.  She loved to travel and her family have wonderful memories from numerous locations including Adventureland, St. Louis, Chicago.  Norma  loved animals, sitting on her deck, and reading.  She enjoyed unique, fun gifts for friends and family and was an avid letter writing - sharing the interesting things she learned.

Norma is survived by her loving family: Brian, Omaha, NE; Patrick, Yankton, SD; Kelly (Dana), Minnetonka, MN; Kevin, Bloomington, MN; Marcia Bolton (Travis), Liberty, MO; Kerry McNamara (Bob), Sioux City, IA; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Sr Gertrude M. Rolfes, Brandon, SD and a brother, Jim Rolfes ( Lu), LeMars, IA.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Paul McCarthy; parents; sisters Doris Rolfes and Dorothy Hurley, and a brother Francis Rolfes.

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Saturday, December 2, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

5010 Military Rd, Sioux City, IA 51103

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