Norine was born April 26, 1928, in Sioux City, the daughter of Ralph and Lainys (Ebelheiser) Rippey. She graduated from Le Mars High School and later from Clarkson Nursing School.
She worked as a visiting nurse for Armour and then was a nursing instructor for Western Iowa Tech. Before her retirement she worked for Marion Health Center.
Norine is survived by her daughter, Dana (Bobby) Roberts of Cypress, Texas; one brother, Jim (Selma) Rippey of Trinity, Texas; one sister, Barbara Anthony of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Rachel and Ryan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John "Jack" Rippey.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, 3220 Stone Park Blvd, with the Rev. Roger Madden officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Online condolences can be directed to meyerbroschapels.com.