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Norma L. Gerber

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Jan. 21, 1936 - April 28, 2013

SYRACUSE — Norma L. Gerber, 77, died at 12:57 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013.

She was born Jan. 21, 1936, in Bluffton to Chauncey “C.K.” Kenneth and Cleeda E. (Schafer) Reid.

She married John C. “Jack” Schacht Sr. on Jan. 1, 1956. He died June 3, 1980. She married Gerald L. “Gary” Gerber on Feb. 14, 1987. He died Oct. 28, 2005.

She is survived by children Cynthia (Stan) Anderson, Susan (Ted) Hege, LeeAnn (Brad “Bud”) Roby and John Schacht Jr.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister Romanel (Joe) Biberstine.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Richard Dale Reid.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Owen Family Funeral Home, where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 30 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2015, Chicago, IL 60602; St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 1413 N. Long Drive, Syracuse, IN 465676; or Center for Hospice Care, 4220 Edison Lakes Parkway, Suite 200, Mishawaka, IN 46545.