Tue, 09/12/2023 - 12:36pm admin
Norma Tenold, 83 of Reva passed away on September 7, 2023.
Visitation was on Tuesday, September 12, at 4:00pm with family service at 6:00pm at the Centennial Chapel of the Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Hettinger.
The Funeral Service for Norma was held at 2:00pm with viewing at 12:00pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Slim Buttes Lutheran Church near Reva. Burial to follow at Slim Buttes Cemetary.
The Funeral was live streamed on the website www.evansonjensenfuneralhome.com and can be viewed by going to Norma’s obituary and clicking on “view funeral service here”.
NORMA ANN VIKEN was born on September 20, 1939 in Hettinger, North Dakota to Oscar and Nora (Ellingson) Viken. She attended the Swanson grade school in the Ellingson Community of Perkins County. She graduated from Hettinger High School in 1957. Norma began working at the First National Bank in Hettinger and the Super Value store.
She married Robert Tenold on March 19, 1961 at Lodgepole, South Dakota. They began their life together on the Tenold Ranch near Reva where they raised their 4 children - Ricky, Sheri, Todd and Daron while farming and ranching together for 62 years.
Norma grew a large garden, did canning, raised chickens and sheep which she was particularly fond of. Her home cooked meals, pies, buns, and other baked goods made sure that all the family attended every family gathering. She helped in all aspects of their farming and ranching operation.
In her younger years she enjoyed bowling and teaching Sunday School. She was a member of the Slim Buttes Lutheran Church where she served as treasurer of the WMF and took pride in keeping up the church and church grounds. Most of all she enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren in all of their activities.
Surviving family members include her husband, Bob; daughter and son-in-law, Sheri and Ross Glass, Hebron, ND; son and daughter-in-law, Daron and Amy Tenold, Reva, SD; grandchildren, Brian (Chelsey) Glass, Trish (Wayde) Bauman, ShaLee (Tanner) Tescher, Chance (Alyssa) Glass; Deon, Dace, Dualy, Dawson, Tenold; great grandchildren, Chet, Westyn and Gracielyn Glass, Britt and Bear Bauman; Sawyer and Tipp Tescher, and Leo Glass; sister-in-law, Bonnie Viken, Fosston MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar & Nora, sons, Todd and Ricky; brothers, Norman and Oscar; and sister Naomi Coleman.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansonjensenfuneralhome.com