Norma Jean "Toots" Toland
July 1, 1941 - June 21, 2013
Norma Jean “Toots” Toland
Norma Jean “Toots” Toland age 71 of Duluth, passed away peacefully at home, Friday, June 21, 2013.
She was born July 1, 1941 in Tamarack, MN to Otto and Hazel Mickelson. Norma was a graduate of Denfeld High School and employed by the Binsfield Insurance Agency in Duluth. She was the devoted matriarch of her family, raising three sons, the loves of her life.
Norma loved and respected all animal life, feeding anything that came into her yard especially the chipmunks and birds.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Norma is survived by her sons, Ricky (Laurie), Randy (Julie) and Ronny (Sheryl); six grandchildren, Tiffany (Brian) McDonald, Leah Toland, Jordan (Emily) Toland, Elaine (Adam) Ronning, Jerad (Ashley) Toland and Rob Toland; six great-grandchildren; and her beloved cat, Tina.
The family would like to thank Larry and Marilyn of Essentia-St. Mary's Hospice for their wonderful care of Norma.
Donations may be made in Norma's name to Animal Allies in lieu of flowers.
Gathering of family and friends from 9:00am until the 10:00am celebration of Norma's life Tuesday, June 25th, at Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave.
Deb SandstromRon and Sheryl-My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mom. May the many memories help you through this difficult time.