Norma A. Popke (Nee Becker), 94 was born to eternal life Friday, September 8, 2023, in Green Bay WI. She was born December 8, 1928, to the late Louis and Leona Becker. Norma Married Robert A. Popke May 28, 1966, in Milwaukee, WI. Robert preceded her in death May 11, 2022.
Norma resided in the Green Bay metropolitan area for the past 6 years. Prior, Norma resided in the Milwaukee metropolitan area for 55 years, as well as Colorado Springs, CO, Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, and Gwinn, MI. Norma retired from a successful career with the U.S. Federal Government having worked in the branches of Dept. of Treasury, Dept. of Army, Dept. of Air Force, Dept. of Defense, and the Dept. of Forest Services. Norma’s second career was working for the City of Milwaukee Police Department as the Administrative Assistant to the City of Milwaukee Police Chief. Norma was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend. Norma enjoyed travel, cards, cinema, and live theater. Norma was a trail blazer for her generation and a 35-year cancer survivor.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert, and many other friends and family members.
Norma is survived by her daughter, Susan J. Popke, and her Sister Janet L. Lucia (Nee Becker).
Norma’s interment will be in the Southeastern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, Union Grove, WI, next to her husband Robert on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor David Hatch officiating a graveside service.
The family extends sincere thanks Bellevue Retirement Community, and Aurora Hospice Services for their care and compassion.
Joshua Ferguson is serving the family.