Thursday, May 17, 2007

Norma Mae Frolkey, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, May 11, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville.

She was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Marcus, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Ruby (McCorkell) Herzig. On July 30, 1944, in LeMars, Iowa, she was united in marriage to Nathan Frank Frolkey, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Michael Frolkey and his wife, LaDonna, of Lawton, Iowa and Keith Frolkey and his wife, Linda, of Wilton, New Hampshire; three daughters, Carolann Frolkey Frey and her husband, Michael, of Boca Raton, Fla, Natalie Drahzal and her husband, John, of East Berne, N. Y., and Wanda Sterk of Denison, Iowa; two brothers, Marvin Herzig and his wife, Charlotte, of VanNuys, Calif., and Clifford Herzig and his wife, Beret, of Satsuma, Fla.; two sisters, Shirley Gerling, and her husband, Gordon, of Akron, Iowa, and Bonnie Herzig of Sioux Falls, S. D.; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren.

She received her education in Iowa and graduated from LeMars High School and later received her later received her teaching degree from the University. She was church organist and choir member, church elder, First Clerk of Session for Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob and she was a Commissioned Lay Pastor for Liberty Presbyterian Church in Diamond. She had been a co-owner of Kimberling City Florist, a host for Eagle Rock Campgrounds, president of Lakeside Heights Home Owners Association, a member of Friends of the Library in Shell Knob, Central Crossing Women's Club, past president of Lioness Club and was Lioness of the Year twice and accompanist for The Melodeers.

Memorial services were held at 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Rev. Walter Dellow and Rev. Jim Forkner conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church in her memory.

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