Norma Jewell Fimon, 84

Published 9:50 am Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Norma Jewell Fimon, 84, of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at the Seasons Hospice House.

Norma Jewell Fimon, 84

Norma Jewell Fimon, 84

She was born Oct. 13, 1931, in Wadena, Minnesota, to Julius F. and Blanche R. (Bounds) Koplin. She graduated from Red Wing High School and went on to Rochester Junior College. Following graduation, she worked for Mayo Clinic as a Medical Secretary until retirement. Norma married Donald Vincent Fimon on Dec. 11, 1954, in Rochester. They were married for 61 years.

Norma was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had many joys in her life, but traveling with her family was one of her favorites.

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Norma is survived by her husband, Donald; two daughters: Susan Renae Keehn (Scott) of Alexandria, Minnesota, and Gayle Louise Schneider (Bob) of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; one brother and one sister; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, 1105 12th St. SE, Rochester, Minnesota, 55904, 507-282-1075. Visitation will be from 1 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service. Online condolences are welcome at