We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home
Norma L Handzel, 90, of Kansas City, Ks, passed away on July 29, 2022 at The Village at Mission assisted living facility in Prairie Village, Ks. She was preceded in death by her parents Virgil Conklin Downing and Della Madge Downing, her husband of 57 years Chester “Pep” Handzel, her brother Gene and 2 sisters Shirley and Clara. She is survived by her son Chester “Jr” Handzel (Angela), 2 grandsons Chris (Carissa), John and 2 great granddaughters Emaline and Zella.
Norma worked many years as a key punch operator for General Motors in the Buick and Chevrolet regional offices. She enjoyed going on vacations and bowling in her younger years. She was a member of Ranch Bowl Women’s scratch league. She enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and great granddaughters who decided to rename her Gma and GGma respectively. She also served many years helping with Mass at Christ the King Catholic church.
The family will receive friends, 9:00 AM, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, KS. 66104 with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow 10:00 AM. Entombment Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Christ the King Catholic church or your local ASPCA.