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Norma Lee Acheson

Norma Lee AchesonNorma Lee Acheson, 84, of Russell, Kansas, died on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at her home in Russell, Kansas.

Norma was born on December 10, 1933, in the Russell County, Kansas, area the daughter of William and Margaret (Reddig) Kuntzsch. Norma grew up in Russell county and attended local county schools and lived most of her life in Russell. She was married to Alvin LeRoy Acheson, Sr. in October 1950 in Russell, Kansas. From this union Norma and Alvin raised 5 sons, Alvin, Jr., Rob, Terry, Danny and Don. Norma and Alvin did not remain married but she continued to live an active life and made raising her boys a fulltime job. She worked in retail sales at Duckwalls and Stop 2 Shop. She enjoyed her morning coffee, fishing and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed spending time with grandkids and great grandkids.

Surviving family include her sons Terry Acheson (Peggy L.) and Danny Acheson (Peggy E.) all of Salina, Kansas and Don Acheson of Gorham, Kansas; brothers Billy Kuntzsch (Mary) of Bunker Hill, Kansas, Kenny Kuntzsch (Linda) of Russell, Kansas, Jim Kuntzsch (Joyce) of Dorrance, Kansas and Dennis Kuntzsch (Sheryl) of Palco, Kansas; many grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, ex-husband Alvin LeRoy Acheson, Sr., sons Alvin Acheson, Jr. and Rob Acheson; sisters Patsy Braun, Peggy Hickens and Nancy Wallace.

A graveside service to celebrate Norma's life will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 5 at the Bunker Hill Cemetery in Bunker Hill, Kansas. Cremation has been selected by the family and inurnment will follow the graveside services. Family will greet guests before and after the service at the cemetery. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.

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