NORMA JEAN C. BYERLEY, 78, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Born April 3, 1934, in Ossian, she was a daughter of the late Emil and Margaret (Hinck) Springer. She was a lifelong homemaker. A member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church on Thiele Road, she enjoyed spending time with and caring for her family. Surviving family include her husband, Kenneth Byerley; children, Cheryl (David) Reinking of Decatur and Kristin Byerley of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Nicholas and Emilie Reinking; brothers, Robert (Lee) Springer and Edward (Ruth) Springer, both of Ossian, Anna (Don) Witte of Fort Wayne and Elmer (Isabel) Scare. Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2012, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 16933 Thiele Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian. Burial in St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Breast Cancer Research Foundation or Lewy Body Dementia Association. To leave online condolences, please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodak.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 18, 2012