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Norma Tate Allen
Norma Allen, devoted wife, our wonderful Mother, and loving Grandmother, passed through the veil to rejoin her husband, family and friends on February 26, 2018.
Norma was born in Tooele June 18, 1918 to Joseph Earl Tate and Bertha Shields Tate. She graduated from Tooele High School and attended Brigham Young University. She married her sweetheart, Clyde Allen, in New York City, April 3, 1941, and was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. She was a devoted member of the LDS Church and held positions in the Primary and Relief Society.
During WWII she worked supporting the war effort in New York while supporting Clyde who was serving our country in the US Navy.
Norma was very athletic and loved baseball and played with the Utah Copperettes after High School. She worked alongside Clyde in the family finance and insurance business for many years.
Norma was devoted to her family and was never happier than when she was with them. Norma and Clyde celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in 2006 which was attended by their entire family. She had a great sense of humor and was loved by all who knew her.
Norma was preceded in passing by Clyde in 2007, her brother LaVar Tate, and her sister Maxine Grimm.
Norma is survived by her 2 sons, C. Jess Allen II (Gloria)of Burbank, CA, and David E. Allen of Tooele, UT. Also surviving are her Grandchildren, D. Eric Allen (Desirae) of South Jordan, UT, Jason Bluth of Hillsboro, OR., Julie Zentner (Mark) of Corona, CA, Megan Whieldon (Bo) of Upland, CA, and Katie Shepherd (Aaron) of Brigham City, UT. along with 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday March 5, 2018 at 1 PM at the Tooele LDS South Stake Center, 1025 Southwest Drive, in Tooele, Utah. A viewing will be held from 12:00 until 12:45 prior to services.
Interment will be in the Tooele City Cemetery.