Norma J. Thiessen, 87, of Fremont, OH, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Countryside Continuing Care Center. She was born on February 16, 1927 in Fremont, OH to Arthur and Inez (Burpee) Scherf.
Norma married Richard A. Thiessen, Sr. on November 9, 1946 at the First Presbyterian Church and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2007. She worked at Lutz and Stamm Elementary Schools as a cook. Norma was a member of the Red Hat Society. She loved cooking, playing bingo at Countryside and spending time with her family.
Norma is survived by her children Richard (Sandra) Thiessen, Jr., Fremont, OH, David Thiessen, Clyde, OH, William (Kim) Thiessen, Green Springs, OH, James (Marsha) Thiessen, Fremont, OH; eleven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard A. Thiessen, Sr.; brothers, Howard, Clifford, Dean and James Scherf and sister, Thelma Streeter.
The family would like to thank Dr. David DeFrance and staff at Countryside Continuing Care Center for their dedication and care for Norma.
Services will be private for the family.
Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorials: Donor’s Choice
Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com.
Arrangements are entrusted with Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, Fremont, OH.Print Obituary & Condolences