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Norma Britton
Mercer Funeral Home in Holton
Holton, KS

Norma I. Rumold Britton, 90, of Holton, KS, formerly of Soldier, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020 at Medicalodge Jackson County. She was born May 27, 1930 in Council Grove, KS, the daughter of Clarence and Katie (Skinner) Rumold.

Norma graduated from Topeka High School. Norma and her husband, Robert, were Foster Parents for over 32 years, caring for many children over the years.

She was a member of the Soldier Christian Church, a member of American Ex-Prisoner of War (AXPOW) and Topeka V.F.W. Post 1650.

Norma married Robert Lee Britton on August 1, 1948 in Topeka, KS. He preceded her in death after 62 years of marriage, on October 5, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her foster-daughter, Julie Hyten and 1 sister, Opal Mae Rumold.

Survivors include a foster-daughter, Shirley Smith of Soldier, KS; a brother, Lloyd Rumold (Mary Jo) of Topeka, KS; a sister, Carol Smith and her care-taker, Elaine Stephenson of Circleville, KS.

Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Soldier Cemetery. Norma will lie in state at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton, beginning Monday afternoon.

Memorials may be given to the Soldier Christian Church c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit



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