Norma Jean Gourlie
1939 — 2022
On August 31, 2022, Norma Jean Gourlie (n?e Merrill) was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born in Lebanon, South Dakota to Melvin and Dorothy (n?e Breitkreutz) Merrill. Norma Jean was baptized and confirmed in Christ Lutheran Church in Lebanon. She attended Lebanon schools, graduating in 1956 as class prom queen and valedictorian. On May 4, 1957, married David G. Gourlie of Neosho, WI. After David's military discharge, they returned to WI and resided in Whitewater while David attended college. They later moved to Sun Prairie. Their union was blessed with three daughters, Julie Anne, Lisa Gaye and Lori Ellen. Loving the role of being a homemaker and...