Norma J. Baur
..... age 74, was received into the Church Triumphant on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Caro Community Hospital in Caro following a 2-month illness. She was born August 13, 1940 in Bay City, daughter of the late Carl and Alice (Gettel) Armbruster.
She was united in marriage to Raymond E. Baur on June 30, 1973 in Sebewaing. Norma had been employed with the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years, starting as a postal clerk in Unionville and later the Postmaster in Unionville. Then temporary Officer in Charge in Frankenmuth, Harbor Beach, Merrill, Pigeon, and finished in the Akron Post Office retiring in March of 2000. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, served on the finance committee, was a librarian for the Unionville School System for many years, also a school bus driver for 13years. She was an avid gardener, member of the Red Hatter’s, a collector of antiques, and enjoyed volunteering at the Octagon Barn.
Surviving are her husband, Raymond, Unionville; 2 daughters, 1 son, Dawn (Randy) Bauer, Reese; Lisa (Kent) Graf, Caro; Steven (Shelly) Vande Mark, Linwood; 5 grandchildren; Danny Rummel, Kyle Graf, Shannon, and Chad Bauer, Crystal Turrentine, 5 great-grandchildren; Preston, Nathan, Levi, Crosby, Jake; 1 sister, Joyce Schwartz, Unionville; 1 sister-in-law, Loretta (Sam) Tope, Sebewaing; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Dale and Roger Armbruster.
A Private Funeral Service has already taken place with cremation following. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
MEMORIALS: Schall Elementary School Library Fund, Octagon Barn or Christ The King Lutheran School.