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Norma C. Cofer 1930 - 2020
Beulah Mae Beadles

GARDEN CITY — Norma C. Cofer, 90, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

She was born Jan. 8, 1930 at Great Bend, the daughter of Domingo and Ruth (Barth) Scotti. She was the Postmaster at Ft. Dodge for 27 years until retiring in December 1994 at which time she moved to Garden City.

She was a longtime member of St. Cornelius Episcopal Church in Dodge City as well as the VFW and American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries. She was also a member of the Civil Air Patrol and enjoyed her flowers, gardening and traveling.

On June 17, 1947 she married Wayne Farley at Great Bend. He preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1970. She later married Richard Cofer. He preceded her in death also.

Survivors include her two daughters, Linda Schlegel and Janet Cox both of Garden City; a sister, Rosina Helsel, Great Bend; two grandchildren, Dustin Schlegel and Heather Schlegel (Sandy), two great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Gloria Janatello.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, with Fr. John Seatvet officiating. There will be no public viewing, the casket will remain closed. The family suggests memorials to Howard Gotschall VFW Post 1714 in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801. Condolences may be sent to

Funeral arrangements provided by

Ziegler Funeral Chapel 

1901 N. 14th Ave. 

Dodge City, KS 67801

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 12, 2020