Norma Jean Beckmeier, 91, of Kenmore, WA, formerly of Vandalia, IL, passed away at 3:25 PM August 15, 2018 at the Sunshine Home in Kenmore.
Graveside services will be held at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating and Hohlt and File Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com
Norma was born November 26, 1926 in Fayette County, IL the daughter of Alec Cohoon and Cora (Weaver) Cohoon. She married Wayne Beckmeier on July 3, 1972 in Decatur, IL; he preceded her in death in 2003.
Norma attended First Baptist Church, Vandalia and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Shobonier. She was a homemaker and worked at Fayette County Hospital for many years.
She is survived by sons, Ted (Janie) Smith of Tehachapi, CA and Richard (Konnie) Smith of Altamont, IL; LaNae (Don) Robinson of Slidell, LA and Linda Smith of Kenmore, WA; 9 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; sister, Panzi (Bill) Blackwell of Brownstown, IL; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; brother, Alec Cohoon Jr.; and great grandson, Noah Eckhardt.