Norma Hagemann


Norma Ann (Neal, Johnson) Hagemann, 84, of Phoenix, Arizona, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at home with family.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 18 at Norma and Ervin’s residence 3818 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, Arizona 85028.

Norma was born in Sioux City, Iowa on March 18,1938 to Mary Cathrine (Scoles) Neal and Chester Everett Neal of Lawton, Iowa. 

She worked for several different mortuaries in Valentine and Wayne, Nebraska, Sioux City, Iowa, and Phoenix, Arizona on and off for 20 years. Norma enjoyed arts and crafts, especially decorating for all the different holidays throughout the year. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

Survivors include her spouse, Ervin Hagemann; her children, Kurtis Wayne Johnson of Belfield, North Dakota, Kimberly Johnson Nechtman and her spouse Charles Scott Nechtman of Phoenix, Arizona., sons-in-law, Doug Dillon of South Dakota, and Ted Polakowski of Arizona; her step-children, Laura Viteh (spouse Jim) of Omaha, Dawn Winter (spouse Jay) of Chico, California, David Watts (spouse Renee) of Omaha, Danny Watts of Omaha, and Dale Watts (spouse Mary) of Garden City, Kansas; 21 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two  brothers, Dean (spouse Cheri) and Charles (spouse Kendall) of Lawton, Iowa and  sister Lois Derringer (spouse Richard) of Virginia, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents Chet and Mary Neal, her daughter Katherine Ann (Johnson) Dillon and  step daughter Cheryl Lynn(Hagemann) Polakowski.