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Annette 'Nettie' Norman

October 22, 1946 — January 28, 2023

Annette 'Nettie' Norman


Annette "Nettie" Norman age 76, died Saturday, January 28, 2023, at the Azria Health Woodhaven Care Center in Great Bend, Kansas.

She was born October 22, 1946, in Pratt, Kansas. Annette was the fifth of seven children. She lived in various locations before settling in Hays, in her adult years. After 25 years if employment she retired from Good Samaritan Society of Hays Care Center.

Nettie loved to socialize with family and friends. Her quick wit, humorous stories, and caring nature brightened the lives of those who knew her. She was truly one of a kind, with her own unique slang and a big playful smile. Perhaps she said it best at her retirement party when she commented, 'I'm just so ornery.'

She is survived by her brother, Bob Bandy and wife, Fran, Aurora, CO; her friend Ray Morris, Russell, KS, her DSNWK family, and countless others in the community whose lives she touched.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret Bandy; her brothers, Carl; Jake; Milton; her sisters, Wanda and Helen; and her two sons.

Funeral Services are at 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 6, 2023, at Clines-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601 with Rev. Troy Miller. Burial will be in Mount Allen Cemetery Hays, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Monday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested made payable to: D S N W K in care of the mortuary.

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