OTTAWA — Norma A. Meyer, 81, of Ottawa, died at 9:40 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at her residence.
was born Nov. 16, 1932 in Lima to the late Sylvester and Hilda
(Schumaker) Schroeder. On Sept. 13, 1952, she married Daniel Meyer who
survives in Ottawa.
Norma is also survived by two sons, Dean
(Charlotte) Meyer and Mike (Pat) Meyer both of Ottawa; a daughter, Jill
(Tom) Bullinger of Ft. Jennings; seven grandchildren; one
great-grandchild and one on the way; two step-grandchildren and two
step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Howard (Jeannie) Schroeder of
Columbus Grove and a sister Virginia (Don) Holtkamp of Kalida.
She is preceded in death by a brother, Mark Schroeder.
was a homemaker. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic
Church, Ottawa and its Altar Rosary Society; Catholic Ladies of
Columbia; Minister of Praise; Eucharistic Minister and a Mass server.
She was a servant of God and servant of others. Norma was also president
of Best Grandchildren’s Club and was a member of CRHP class three.
held her faith, never gave up her hope, and always gave her love to
anyone who needed the brightness of her soul to illuminate their way
through a trial. She held out her hand and gave everything that she
She inspired us with her strength and stubborn commitment
to doing the unexpected and exceptional. She never felt entitled, but
rather gave unselfishly and fully for the benefit of her friends, her
family, and even strangers, without any expectation that she would get
anything back. She was an angel to more people than she would ever
It is impossible to completely describe her in a simple post. Even a novel couldn’t contain the breadth of her will and spirit.
beautiful, so vibrant, so forgiving and unassuming…she gave life as her
method of deriving the most out of it, and left a legacy of always
striving…always determined to move onward on upward, and as eternal as
the God she loved, her memory lives strong in the minds of those who
loved and were loved by her.
There was class, and then there was Chaco.
I miss you. We miss you. We’ll never forget you.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, with Fr. Matt Jozefiak
officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.
Memorials may be given to Putnam County Hospice or American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed to: www.lovefuneralhome.com.