Norma A. Steinhelfer, 96, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, in Green Hills Care Center, West Liberty.
She was born in Logan County, Ohio on April 20, 1926, the daughter of the late Clayton Myron and Nellie Mae (Love) Turner.
On July 10, 1946, in the Bellefontaine First Lutheran Church, she married Richard Lee Steinhelfer and he preceded her in death on May 24, 1975. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by all four of her children: Geraldine Kosakowski, Christine S. Suever, Donald Laban Steinhelfer, and Thomas Steinhelfer, two sisters; Janet Brunner and Lucinda Jo Elliott Erwin and four brothers; William R. “Bill” Turner, Charles G. “Chuck” Turner, Robert Cary Turner, and Clayton Myron Turner, Jr.
She is survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Norma worked at Singer Sewing Machine Co. and loved to sew, as well as teaching people how to sew. She also worked as an insurance agent and managed the Shady Lane Apartments in Bellefontaine.
Rev. Bob Callender will officiate a memorial service at a later date in the First Christian Church, 215 E Sandusky Ave, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, BELLEFONTAINE is honored to serve the Steinhelfer family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.