Norma Jean Stechman age 85, of Cridersville died 7:28 p.m., Sunday Jan. 11 at Lima Memorial. She was born April 28, 1929 in Bond Co, IL to the late Carlos and Esther Perkins Caylor. She married Norman Lynn Stechman April 25, 1948 and he preceded her in death March 16, 2002.
Jean had been a homemaker and member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed many years of bowling at Astro Lanes and Pete’s.
Survivors include a son: Gary L. (Connie) Stechman of Wapak, 2 daughters: Barbara Jean (Richard) Karnath of Grayslake, IL and Patricia A. (Sam) Hubbard of Walhonding, OH, 8 grandchildren: Shannon, Bryon, Heather, Jennifer, Rebecca, Bethann, Matthew, and Michael, 13 great grandchildren and a brother Donald (Lavada) Caylor of Mulberry Grove, IL.
She was preceded in death by 2 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 11 -1 p.m., Thursday Jan. 15 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 1 with Rev. Charles Martindell officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be given to Cridersville United Methodist Church or to the Gardens activities Fund 505 Walnut Wapak, OH 45895.