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Obituary for Norma J. Krabel
Norma Jane (Kennedy) Krabel, age 89, of Chrisman, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living. Norma was born May 2, 1928, in Edgar County, Illinois, to Delford and Pearl (Kirby) Kennedy, and was the last surviving of their fourteen children. She married Charles Krabel on December 20, 1945, he preceded her in death January 26, 2005. Over the years, Norma worked at various jobs including waitressing at local restaurants, U.O. Colsen Co. and Zenith Corp. She was an avid Illini basketball and football fan. Norma was very proud of her home and enjoyed working in her yard. Over the years, she looked forward to reunions with her siblings, where many card games were played. She is survived by three sons: Mike (Amy) Krabel of Indianola, IL; David (Rebecca) Krabel of Paris, IL; and Rusty (Becky) Krabel of Chrisman, IL; a daughter in law: Sandy Krabel of Chrisman, IL; as well as nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons: Norman and Ronald Krabel; one grandson: Brett Krabel; one granddaughter: Kacie Krabel, and thirteen brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman, IL, with visitation being held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Franklin Cemetery.