Norma Jeane Kinsley, age 91, of Murdo, S.D., passed away Monday, February 4, 2013, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Norma Jeane Ernst was born August 5, 1921, at her parents’ farm south of Draper, the daughter of Adolph and Florence (Cahill) Ernst. She attended Dunkel grade school and, as was common then, she skipped one of the lower grades. She graduated from Draper High School in 1938. She then attended St. John’s McNamara School of Nursing in Rapid City and became a registered nurse. Part of her training was in Milwaukee, Wis.