Norma Pundt

Norma Lee Pundt, 87, of River Hills Village, Keokuk, formerly of Fort Madison, Iowa, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2024, at River Hills Village in Keokuk, Iowa.

She was born on January 11, 1937, in Cantril, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Nellie (Witt) Pundt.

She is survived by her nephews: Harlan (Lori) Pundt of Donnellson, Iowa, Kevin Herzog of Kettering, Ohio; nieces: Denise (Aaron) Nichols of Donnellson, Iowa, Kim Beckett of Dayton, Ohio; brother-in-law: John Herzog; sister-in-law: Carolyn Pundt and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Forrest and Harold Pundt; sister: Donna Herzog and nephew: Myron Pundt.

Norma was a 1956 graduate of Cantril High School. She worked as a waitress for Wilkens Drug Store and a clerk at Ron’s Supermarket and Dollar General in Fort Madison. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fort Madison. Norma enjoyed playing Bingo, jigsaw puzzles and collecting salt and pepper shakers. Most of all, she loved her Hersheys candy bars and spending time with her family.

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2024, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Donnellson.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2024, at Maple Grove Cemetery in Cantril, Iowa with Carolyn Pundt officiating.

Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Cantril.

Memorials have been established in memory for Lee County Hospice or River Hills Village.

Schmitz Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at