Our beloved mother, grandmother, and friend passed away in Mesa, AZ on December 2, 2018. She was born in Sanford, Colorado on June 24, 1931 and was the 5th child of Leah Christine Block and Alma Leroy Kirby.
She had two sisters, Helen Reed and Virginia Tuttle, along with two brothers Allen and Fred Kirby. She attended Sanford High and BYU. She was married to Milton Pace and had six children with him. She was married to Robert L. Hurt, the love of her life for 30 years. She was a devoted wife and mother. She stood as a righteous matriarch over her family and never faltered in her example. She had a tender heart for those in need, quietly befriended and served others. Norma had a smile and kind word for everyone she met. She was an active member of the LDS church and served faithfully in many capacities in the Relief Society, MIA and primary. She served many years in the Arizona Temple, and went on three missions with her husband Robert. Norma had a great love for her family and her dear friends. Norma was blessed by her children; Jacqueline Polak, Milton Pace II, Janet Pace, Kathryn Pace, Glenn Pace, Karen Beale; her step children Claudia Hoeppner and Robin Hurt (deceased). Norma has 16 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
To know Norma, is to love Norma.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day, Udall Ward, 15 West First Ave. Mesa, AZ. Burial and Graveside service will be at the Sanford Cemetery in Sanford, Colorado on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2 p.m.