Norma Vargo

February 27, 1939 - April 6, 2018
Portage, MI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Ste. 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 345-0273
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Heirloom Rose
407 S. Grand St.
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
(269) 679-3010
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Polderman's Florist & Garden Center
8710 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002
(269) 327-3656
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Life Story / Obituary


Norma June Vargo, of Portage passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the age of 79. Norma was born on February 27, 1939 in Mishawaka, IN. She was the daughter of Frederick and Irene (Landcraft) Boldt. On July 20, 1957 she married James Vargo at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. She owned and operated the Sale Barn in Schoolcraft.

She is survived by her two children: Mark (Mary) Vargo, of Three Rivers; Julie Shaffer, of Portage; one granddaughter: Jenna Courtney; three siblings: Fred (Marj)Boldt; John Boldt; and MaryAnn (Art) Webber. She is preceded in death by her husband Jim Vargo in 2005.

A private entombment for Norma will be held at the Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

Please visit Norma’s webpage at where you can read her obituary, sign the guestbook and share a memory. Those who wish may make a contribution to the Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

The family is being assisted by the McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home, 5975 Lovers Lane, Portage, MI 49002.