Norma E. Weaver, 91, rural Rochester, passed at 9:38 a.m., Sunday, July 5, 2020, on the family farm surrounded by her family.
Norma was born on Nov. 8, 1928, in South Bend, to the late Lloyd and Beulah (Ruff) Hoover. She married Lloyd K. Weaver on Oct. 6, 1946, in Argos. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2004.
Norma was a graduate of Tippecanoe High School in 1943. She was a homemaker and church was a big part of her life. She enjoyed traveling and her family was her life. She was known as an excellent seamstress and cook. In her later years she was a resident of Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester.
Survivors include four daughters, Diane Weaver-Gady, Rochester, Dana and husband Tom Finlan, Indianapolis, Darla and husband Randy Shafer, Warsaw, Danelle and husband Sam King, Indianapolis; five sons, Rick and wife Pat Weaver, Jacksonville, Fla., Ken and wife Sue Weaver, Ft. Wayne, Jim and wife Cindy Weaver, Rochester, Tom and wife Jill Weaver, Rochester, Tim and wife Lana Weaver, Akron; 30 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, and her foreign exchange daughter Danielle VanHees Roelen, Netherlands
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Lloyd; and 2 sisters, Phyllis Jeanne Newcomb and Barbara Winenger.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 11, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron, with Pastor Jeff Sumner officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery. For the health of all in attendance we encourage the public to wear masks.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.
Memorial contributions can be made in Norma’s memory to The Fortress Foundation. Donations can be made at the funeral home or at: thefortressfoundation.givingfuel.com/fortress-foundation-donation