Jane Norman, 65, Jamestown, ND, died early Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 at her home in Jamestown.
Jane Ecker was born Oct 7, 1954, the daughter of Robert and Beverly Ecker (Buechler) at Moorhead, MN. She grew to womanhood in the Fargo area and moved to Jamestown in the fall of 1971, the year before her junior year. She graduated from Jamestown High School. After high school she joined the US Air Force attending basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. She was stationed in Mississippi, until she was medically honorably discharged.
She and Keith Norman were married August 12, 1989 at Jamestown, ND. They made their home in Jamestown. Jane worked at the ND State Hospital in Jamestown as part of the clerical staff; after which she worked for the Stutsman County State’s Attorney office for 2 years. In 2006 she and Keith started operating the Great Stories Bookshop, until 2010. Since then she has been semi-retired.
Jane was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a very talented artist. She enjoyed reading and loved her animals.
Surviving are her husband, Keith; 1 sister, Deb (George) Kuhler, Huron, SD; her mother; 2 nieces, Karen (Chad) Hutchinson, Sylvania, OH and Ellen (Kersten) Kappmeyer, Alexandria, MN; 3 great nieces and 1 great nephew, Julia and Lauren Hutchinson and Katherine and Andrew Kappmeyer.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Ecker; mother in-law, Viola Norman and brother in-laws, Michael and Joel Norman.
Memorial Service- 2:30 PM Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND
Interment will be in the spring at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Monango, ND