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Nora Mae Gildemeister

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Nora Mae Gildemeister, 72, of Yuba City, CA, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Rideout Hospital.

Nora was born August 21, 1942 in Salinas, CA to Norvin and Bonnie Thoroughman.

On June 12, 1960, Nora married the love of her life, Gary Gildemeister in a small church in Biggs, CA and were married for 54 years.

The family moved to Yuba City in 1967 where she was a homemaker or as she said, "a domestic engineer", and raised their three children, sons, Michael Gildemeister (Christie), Allan Gildemeister (June) both of Sutter and daughter, Laura Gildemeister Drew of Yuba City. Nora was also an extremely proud grandmother of six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Along with her husband and children, she leave behind a brother, Roland Thoroughman of Paradise and a sister Rose Gildemeister of Yuba City, along with many nieces and nephews.

Nora was preceded in death by her parents Norvin Thoroughman and Bonnie Crawford and two sisters, Caroline Thoroughman and Muriel Smith.

Nora loved to go camping and on trips with her family. Winters in Arizona were a special time. She was involved with the Tudor 4-H while her children ere young and she was a member of Women of the Moose Yuba City, Chapter 1089.

A Celebration of Life for Nora will be held Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the families' Yuba City home. Family and friends are welcome to attend the potluck event.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Nov. 9 to Nov. 16, 2014
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