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Norma A. Mixer

June 6, 1915 ~ November 22, 2012 (age 97)

   God took an angel home and took the very best. Mrs. Norma A. Mixer, 97, of sunset home, formerly of 1505 South 15th, Quincy, died at 8:00 a.m. Thursday (November 22, 2012) in Sunset Home.

    Born June 6, 1915 in Sutter,  Illinois, Norma was the daughter of Henry and Mary Altheide Wollbrink. She was married to Louis Spidle and later to Charles O Mixer.

   Norma had a strong faith and was an active member at First Southern Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting and had made over 300 name doilies for family and friends. she was an avid baseball fan of the Quincy Gems and the Chicago Cubs. Norma will be remembered for her cooking and baking, especially her fudge and cookies she delivered to numerous family and friends during the Christmas Holidays.

   Norma was employed at the Illinois Veterans Home as a Supervisor in the Dietary Department for 39 years. She was Thankful for her job and felt blessed to provide hot meals to our Veterans daily, she retired in 1980.

    In 1980 she was the winner in naming The Edward J. Schneidman industrial Park.

    Survivors include a son James Spidle (Peggy) of Quincy; a daughter Phyllis Johnson (Richard) fo Ft. Collins, CO; eight grandchildren, Deeanna Baird (Jeff), Julie Spidle, J.J Goudschall, Greg Johnson, Charla Gansen, Memory Johnson, Brad Johnson and Nicole Cook; nine great grand children, seven great great grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Norma was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Mary Lou Schlipman; a grandson, Stephen Kent Goudschall; two sisters, Mabel  Chambers and Melinda Adcox; and two nieces who were raised by Norma, Doris Chambers and Joan Higham.

   Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Rains.  Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery in Tioga, Illinois.

   Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 and Monday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to First Southern Baptist Church or the Bethany Cemetery Association.
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