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Obituary for Norma Nell Eckerty
Norma Nell (Slusser) Eckerty, age 86 of Brocton, IL, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, October 30, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family.
Norma was born May 10, 1928 in Paris, IL to Carl and Opal (Towell) Slusser. She married Francis Rolland Eckerty on January 17, 1944 in Paris, IL. She was a lifelong resident of Brocton and a member of the Brocton Christian Church. She enjoyed camping, spending time with family and friends, gardening and sewing.
She is survived by three children: Jack (Patricia) Eckerty of Oakland, IL, Don (Marquita) Eckerty of Battle Creek, MI and Linda Robards of Toledo, IL; a sister, Mary Anna Wood of Redmon, IL; seven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Visitation will be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Fairfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Brocton Christian Church.