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Norma Nadene Frankeberger


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Norma Nadene Frankeberger Obituary
Frankeberger, Norma Nadene
85, was born July 11th 1930 in Freeport, Illinois and died April 15th 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Norma moved to Scottsdale in 1959 with her husband, Paul and their three daughters, Cathy, Gail, and Shari. After the girls reached a certain age, Norma started working in school kitchens, finally managing the kitchen at Pueblo Elementary. There, Norma became famous for her rolls and desserts, made using the recipes handed down through her family. She retired when her first grandchild, Colleen, was born and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with all the grandchildren that came after. One of the things Norma and Paul enjoyed most was hosting for holidays and parties. Extended family came from all over the country to enjoy Norma's cooking and hospitality. Norma and Paul loved traveling to see friends and stay with family. She was an active bridge player, taking part in an afternoon women's group as well as playing with her husband and their friends, Miriam and Ralph Greenberg. Norma's legacy includes her daughters, Cathy (Dan) Murrell, Gail (Elmer) Young, and Shari (David) Gale, her grandchildren, Colleen Charles, Monica (Jeremy) McCarthy, Chris (Mikki) Murrell, Jessica Murrell, Evan Gale, Michael Murrell, Gillian Gale and ten great grandchildren. Norma was the ultimate nurturer, she loved her family dearly as we loved her and she will be missed. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Evans Frankeberger and parents Seward and Viola Lincoln. Surviving are her sister Shirley Maves and spouse Keith; brother in law Robert Frankeberger spouse Jean and many loved nieces, nephews and cousins. If you would like to honor or remember Norma in any way, please choose a , take flowers to a nursing home, cook a meal for an elderly person in your neighborhood, say a kind word and tell them Norma sent you.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 24, 2016
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