Patricia A. Shafer
Patricia A. Shafer, 82, of Clinton, passed away, Thursday, March 19, 2020, at MercyOne.

Private Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery - Camanche. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at

Patricia A. Heath was born on June 10, 1937 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Milo and Valeria (Smith) Heath. She married Douglas Norem on March 27, 1954 in Clinton; he died August 28, 1960.

Pat was a certified home health aide at Mercy Medical Center, Harbor Crest Nursing Home, and Eagle Point Nursing Home.

Pat was a member of First United Methodist Church, she enjoyed fishing and playing bingo.

Pat is survived by her children: Stephen (Theresa Holm) Norem of Fulton, Illinois, Terry (Rita Sheker) Norem of Clinton; Deborah Cummings-Witt of Las Vegas, Nevada, Rhonda Owens of Clinton, and Robert Norem of Maquoketa, Iowa; 22 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; a sister: Marilyn McCluskey of Tovey, Illinois, and Gerald Heath of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son: Tim, one daughter: Robin, three sisters, and two brothers.

Memorials can be made to the Alverno
Published on March 24, 2020


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Deborah Cummings Witt
Mar 25, 2020
We hope she is at peace and enjoying herself. May her afterlife be all that she searched for and more.