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LIFELONG NORWAY RESIDENT DIES DEC. 20
Gertrude M. Pickart Harrington

Gertrude M. Harrington, 81, lifelong Norway resident, died Tuesday night, Dec. 20 in a Marshalltown hospital. The daughter of Richard and Mary Schulte Pickart, she was born July 22, 1896 near Norway

She was married to Bernard Harrington Feb. 3, 1915, and lived on a farm west of Norway for 44 years before moving to Norway in 1959. Mr. Harrington died Oct. 15, 1959. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic church, Norway, and the rosary circle

Surviving are one son, Richard, Watkins; three daughters, Mrs. Ed (Nellie) Hartlein, Des Moines; Mrs. Maurice (June) Gummert, and Mrs. Inez Snelson, both of Marshalltown; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Clemons (Jeff) Pickart, Norway; two sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Angela) Emanuel, Norway, and Mrs. Frank (Morine) Van Steenhuyse, Blairstown

Services were at St. Michael's Catholic church, Norway, Friday, Dec. 23 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Robert J. Saunders officiating

Pallbearers were Terry Harrington, Jamie Harrington, Julian Pickart, LeRoy Bierman, Paul Manternach and Gary Hintz. Burial was in St. Patrick's and St. Paul's cemetery near Watkins

George Brosh, Norway, was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted on Aug 24, 2002 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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