Norma Elaine Billing entered into rest on May 11, 2014 at her home in Petaluma, CA at the age of 94 years. She was born in New Virginia, Iowa, on November 28, 1919. Devoted wife of the late Alfred "Joe" Billing. Cherished mother of Dale Billing, Norma Earp (Sam) and Dennis Billing (Patti). Adoring grandmother of Erik Billing (Krista), Alissia Pope (Alex), Ryan Billing, Adam Earp (Jacky), Ashley Earp and the late Bret Earp. Doting great-grandmother of Bryce Billing. Preceded in death by seven siblings. Norma was a faithful parishioner for over 73 years to the Petaluma Christian Church. Norma and her late husband, Joe, owned and operated a day care out of their home for over 45 years. They took care of hundreds of children who affectionately referred to them as Papa Joe and Nana. The family would like to give a special thank you to "One of God's Angels" Billie Welch, for all of the loving care she provided to Norma over the last eight months. Also a special thank you to Hospice of Petaluma for three days of excellent service.
Friends and family are invited to attend a Celebration of her Life on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the New Life Christian Fellowship, 1310 Clegg Street, Petaluma, CA. Burial was held at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, CA. The family prefers memorial contributions to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma, CA or to the Petaluma Christina Church, 1160 Schuman Ln, Petaluma, CA 94952.
The family was served by Parent-Sorensen Mortuary & Crematory, Petaluma, CA.