Norma Barclay

Obituary of Norma Barclay

Norma Dell Barclay, age 86, of Iola, Kansas, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas.

Norma was the second of two children born to Adam and Emma (Holden) Utermoehlen. She was born on May 4, 1931 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Norma attended high school in Cherokee, Kansas, and attended Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg, Kansas. On August 25, 1957 she married Robert W. Barclay at the First Christian Church in Pittsburg, this union was blessed with one son, Neal. In 1959 they moved to Iola when Robert began his career at the Iola Junior College. Norma touched numerous lives through her volunteer work with the Hospital Auxiliary. Norma was a member of the First Christian Church, Iola and the Sunflower Quilt Guild. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, crafting, gospel music, but her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Ralph Utermoehlen.

She is survived by her husband, Robert of the home; son Neal Barclay and wife, Marie of Iola, Kansas; five grandchildren, Hannah Brown and husband, Garret of Iola, Kansas, Aaron Barclay of Pittsburg, Kansas, Kristin Barclay of Neodesha, Kansas, Zachary Yeary and Chanel Yeary of Kansas City, Missouri; three great-grandchildren, Aubrey Brown, Haiden Ramsey, and Kethan Barclay.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM, Friday, September 15, 2017, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Hwy. 54, Iola. The family will greet friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday evening at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola. Memorials are suggested to the Allen County Hospital Auxiliary or to the First Christian Church, Iola and may be left with the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.