Norma Van Riper

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Norma Van Riper, 82, of Midland, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012, in Midland. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, December 7, 2012 at Serenity Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Tim Baugh, officiating. Norma was born March 9, 1930, in Altus, OK. She loved working in the yard, gardening, sewing and quilting. She was involved with the Senior Citizens Center in Brownwood and other various activities there. Norma moved to Midland in 2010 to live closer to her son. Survivors include son, Dr. James Van Riper and wife Marcy of Odessa; son, Irving K. Van Riper, Jr. and wife Karen of San Diego, CA; son, Richard D. Van Riper of Tucson, AZ; and grandchildren, Kyle Van Riper, Chase Van Riper, and Conner Van Riper. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at:

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Dec. 6, 2012