Norma Cekan

Norma Cekan

Norma Cekan

Norma Diane (nee Fallos) Cekan, age 71, of Friendship, Wisconsin reunited peacefully with her soulmate, Richard, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at her home in Friendship, Wisconsin following a battle with cancer.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, a Celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Norma was born April 30, 1949 in Adams, Wisconsin to Willie and Rubye (Higgins) Fallos – the youngest of 10 children. She attended Roche-a-Cri grade school, Pardeeville grade school, AF High School and Muskego High School. Norma proudly earned her GED in 1988. Norma met Richard G. Cekan at the Adams County Fair in 1967 and began their journey together. They were married on December 2, 1967 after just 6 weeks of dating. This marriage was blessed with 3 fabulous children. Norma was a stay at home mom while Richard worked for the railroad. She then worked as a waitress and also worked at Farnam in Necedah, WI. The most notable and proud time in her career was working as a caseworker as well as a child visitation supervisor with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Norma enjoyed waterfall hunting and traveling with her husband, cooking great meals every night for her family, “Thanks, mom for the hot squirrel soup!”, canning, Norma loved being outside taking nature walks with her husband Richard, picnicking, watching the Packers and Brewers, and listening to the Beatles, collecting carousel horses and owl, penguin, and cat figurines.

Norma was preceded in death by her beloved husband and soulmate, Richard; parents: Willie and Rubye Fallos;
Sisters: Isy Williams George, Anne Rundle, Paula Klein, and Gloria Bahl; brothers: Bill, Mike (Carl) and Claude Fallos; brothers-in-law: Allan Emeichner, Gene Bahl, Harold Williams, and Paul George.

Father and mother-in-law, George and Marge Cekan, sister-in-law, Georgianna Hammond; brother-in-law, Willie Hammond; and very special pets, Man-x and her dog, Lewee.

Daughter: Valleri Adams (Gary Peralta) of Pueblo, CO
Son: Dallas (Amy) Cekan of Viroqua, WI
Daughter: Desire’e (Darren) Schlafer of Arkdale, WI
Adopted daughter: Cynthia (Adam) Rice of Friendship, WI
Granddaughter: Alexzandra (Heath Scott) Adams of Arkdale, WI
Granddaughter: Samantha Adams of Pueblo, CO
Granddaughter: Madylin Adams of Pueblo, CO
Granddaughter: Cadance Cekan of Eau Claire, WI
Granddaughter: Marissa Czap of Viroqua, WI
Grandson: Jacob (Faith) Hentges of Fond du Lac, WI
Grandson: Darren A. (Ashley) Schlafer of Arkdale, WI
Grandson: Trevor Czap of Viroqua, WI
Grandson: Ian Czap of Viroqua, WI
Bonus grandchildren: Terrence Holiday, Teagen Rice, and Trenton Rice of Friendship, WI
Bonus grandchild: Christian Paige Janes of Pueblo, CO
Sister: Carol Eineichner of Muskego, WI
Sister: Dorothy Koivisto of Superior, WI
Brother-in-law: John W. Klein of Friendship, WI
Sister-in-law: Cheri Fuller-Olson of Middleton, WI
Sister-in-law: Arlene Fallos of Rib Lake, WI
Sister-in-law: Sally Fallos-Helie of Bowhead City, AZ
Special cats: Zoee and Jo
Further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Norma was well-loved and was considered by many as “Mom”.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Randy Bahl says:

    So sorry to find out the terrible news I have nothing but good memories of my Aunt Norma and Uncle Dick and playing with cousins Dallas, Valerie and Desire’e when we were kids keep strong

  2. Desiree says:

    ❤️❤️Mumsy❤️❤️ 😢💔

  3. Pat Holm Jodarski says:

    With the trying times we are all going through it is so hard to also deal with the loss of family and or friends, May God be with you all and the love and prayers be of some consolation do not hesitate to rely on friends for support.

  4. Mike and Kathie Williams says:

    Deepest condolences for your loss.

  5. Carol Doebler says:

    Much Love to you all , I know talking with Norma the Love she had for you all . Prayers for you all ❤

  6. Chuck & Judy Fallos says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Valleri, Dallas, Desiree, and families. Cousin Norma, may you R.I.P.

  7. Mark & Peggy Williams Bond says:

    Val,Desi&Dallas So sorry to hear about your Mom I’m going to miss her and our conversations alot R.I.P. Aunt Norma She was a very kind and lovable lady. Our condolences to all the family

  8. Nancy Allen Ganther says:

    Norma was such a kind, caring beautiful person. She will be missed by many. Prayers for her family and friends. Rest peacefully Norma.

  9. Chanin Allen says:

    Val, D, Desi and families.
    I am SO very sorry to hear this. Your mom was a wonderful, wonderful lady. I have such great memories of our dads playing “Old Timers” softball (40 and over—hahahaha OLD TIMERS) up at the fairgrounds while we were running around playing. Those were some good times. Please hold on to just the GOOD times and memories that you all shared. You have my deepest and sincerest sympathy. Thinking of you all fondly.

  10. Kathryn L NEWSOM says:

    so sorry for your loss Rest in Peace beautiful Angel

  11. Peggy Sleeman says:

    So sorry for your families loss. Prayers sent for comfort during this difficult time, she is at peace and with Richard. RIp Norma.

  12. Curtie and Michelle Pollex says:

    Val, Dallas, Desi, Cynthia and family~ I am beyond sorry to see this. 😢 I absolutely loved your Mom!! She was such a wonderful person! I will miss talking and seeing her on Facebook. 😞 I know how much she missed her soulmate and husband, Richard. I know he was waiting with arms wide open. Now they can be together forever in Paradise with our Lord. 😇✝️😇 I have good memories of staying over night with Desi for Val’s 16th birthday. It seems like yesterday but time sure goes fast. My heart breaks for y’all! She was such a beautiful lady (inside and out) and Desi looks just like her! Please know I am thinking of y’all and sending y’all the biggest of hugs, love and prayers~🙏🥰🙏 Curtie and Michelle…I honestly will miss her SO much!! 💔 😢

  13. Lavonne Scott says:

    So sorry. So soon. Rest peacefully Norma.

  14. Lori and Jeff McClinchy says:

    So sorry for your loss, may she rest in piece and be a angel looking over you all

  15. Shawna Gruber says:

    Val and girls sorry for your loss … sending prayers and hugs.. love you all

  16. Ruth Gallo's Schultz says:

    Our prayers are with the family and friends of this beautiful soul, Norma. She made this world a much better place. I have many fond memories growing up, visiting the farm, then living in Friendship, a few hundred yards away from Auntie Norma and Uncle Richard. Shes at peace now, completely healed and restored, joining her family in Heaven. We’ll see you again some day, Auntie ♥️♥️♥️

  17. Carol I. Eineichner says:

    Life will be different with my Baby Sis gone ,sending love and know she is happy to be back with the love of her life

  18. Kori Nawrot says:

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Kathy Ganster says:

    So sorry for your loss! This news breaks my heart as Norma was a great friend and I will miss our talks! I know she is now once again happy to be reunited with Richard! She will be greatly missed! Sending hugs Val and Alex 🤗💕

  20. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Ray and I are sending our condolences to Norma’s family, Valleri and Desire’e especially, May your Mom Rest In Peace.

  21. Kim Rundle Creaser says:

    Sorry. What an amazing women. Love to all of you.

  22. Pam and Richard Weinzatl says:

    RIP Aunt Norma. Lots of great memories.

  23. Jeff Fenner says:

    My condolences to the family. Your mom was loved by all and I’ll miss her on facebook. She’s in the arms of her love once again.

  24. Pat and Maureen Hauswald says:

    Pat and I are so sorry for your loss. Know that we are thinking of you and sending hugs and much love.

  25. Risa says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Norma. Mike and I send our condolences and love to the Family.

  26. Sally Fallos Helie (Carl's wife) says:

    So sorry for your loss. Norma was a sweet little sis and I was blessed to know her. She’s with Richard now and at peace. God be with you in your sorrow. Love you!

  27. Sheila Smedbron says:

    So very sorry to hear of Norma’s passing, she is with the angels now. May she Rest In Peace. My condolences to Val, Desiree & Dallas and your families.

  28. Rita Kolstad says:

    So sorry for your loss of Norma. I grew up down the road from Fallos’s and have some great memories of those days.

  29. Judy Alderman says:

    So very sorry for the families loss

  30. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your family loss

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