Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Norma Elaine Kent, 92, of Valparaiso passed away Friday, June 19, 2020.  She was born October 24, 1927 in Thomaston, IN to Samuel & Minna (Walter) Jenkins and graduated from Wanatah High School.  Norma will be fondly remembered by many as a beloved longtime clerk at Walgreens on Calumet in Valparaiso where she worked for 20 years.  She was a member of Heritage Lutheran Church, enjoyed working puzzles, playing games with the kids and pinochle with the adults, scouting local garage sales and hunting hickory nuts.  Norma’s chocolate chip cookies were legendary among the family.  There was always a tin of cookies in the house to treat guests.  Survivors include her children, Noreen (Steve) Baldwin of Arizona, Greg (Brenda) Kent of Tefft, Allen (Karen) Kent of Valparaiso, Tim (Marcia) Kent of Wheatfield, grandchildren, Katrice (Jeremy) Bowman, Chuck Kent, Sam (Lisa) Kent, Joe (Katie) Kent, Jeff Kent, Dr. Andrea (Dr. James) Creighton, Michelle Kent & Brittany Kent, granddaughter-in-law, Amaris Baldwin, and great-grandchildren, Henry, Kennedy, Aubrey, Eliza, Chloe, Evan, Nicholas & John.  She was preceded in death by brothers, Dale, Russell, Ed, Milton & Harold Jenkins, sister, Lucille Niksch, her husband James Kent, and grandson, Courtney Baldwin.
A visitation will be held Friday, June 26th from 10 - 11:30 am at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with memorial service beginning at 11:30 am and burial to follow at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Wanatah.  Memorial donations may be made to Heritage Lutheran church.

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