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Norma McManus

April 10, 1930 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 88)
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Alice (Norma) McManus age 88, went home to be with the Lord in the early hours of October 17, 2018. Norma was born on April 10, 1930 in Kalispell, one of eight girls, she was raised by her mother in Kalispell where Norma later met and married Hugh McManus. Together they raised four boys.

God and Family were the most important things in Norma’s life, she was the spiritual rock of the family.

Hugh and Norma had a strong loving marriage for 56 years, their relationship was an example for the whole family. A favorite memory of them is that Norma was always perched by Hugh’s side in the pick-up when the traveled.

Norma was the sweetest most loving woman, she was loved by all who knew her and will be missed by all.

 Norma was preceded in death by her husband Hugh and her sisters Dell, Edith, Clara and Lyla.

She is survived by her three sisters Helen, Betty and Edna, she is also survived by her for sons and their wives, Dick(Virginia) of Federal Way, Washington; Jack(Jan) of Kalispell; Denny(Rita) of Kalispell and Allen(Elaine) of Kalispell, in addition, she is survived by 15 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews who loved her.


In accordance with Norma’s wishes, a celebration of her life will be held in the summer of 2019. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory caring for the family.

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