Norma J. Bartelt, age 78, of Toledo, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014. She was born on August 25, 1935, in Berea, Kentucky to Cleve and Myrtle (Ritchie) Brewer. Many people will remember Norma from being a playground supervisor at Monac Elementary School and also working at the family bait shop, Brewer's Boat & Bait Shop. She was an avid Detroit Tigers fan and she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by her son, Cliff (Karen) Bartelt; daughter, Chris Carr; special son, Denny (Ginny) Bowerman; grandchildren, Ashley (Brandon), Gregory, Alexia, Alana and Nicolas; 6 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and great-grandson, Rex Oliver.
The family will receive guests on Thursday, April 3, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin in the funeral home on Friday, April 4, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice or to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio.
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Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 2, 2014