Norma Jean (Neason) Willey, 95, of Fremont, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Valley View Care Center. She was born July 14, 1928, the first born child of Harry F. and Mabel (Keefer) Neason. Norma was a student of Stamm School and a graduate of Fremont Ross High School. On November 25, 1950 she married Kenneth J. Willey at Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church in Fremont.
She volunteered at Parkview Care Center where she played the piano and led worship, the Food Pantry serving as Treasurer, Share & Care and delivered Mobile Meals. As a member of Faith Lutheran she taught Sunday School and Bible School, directed the Junior Choir and sang in the Senior Choir.
Norma was always there for her parents and mom and dad Willey while guiding two young toddlers and was there for the neighborhood favorites sister and brother Lizzie and Bill Mohler.
She loved to can peaches, plums, tomatoes, bread & butter pickles and don't forget...the red beets!
She is survived by her daughter Martha Wise of Fremont; daughters-in-law- Cheryl Willey of Clyde and Kathleen Willey of Findlay; grandchildren: Kenneth (Catherine) Willey, Kristen (Adam) Koch, Tiffany (Jonas) Middleton, Matthew Willey;7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons Thomas and Michael; sisters Ilamae Smith, Carol Haubert and Alice Martin.
The family would like to thank the caring staff at Valley View and Promedica Hospice.
Visitation will take place at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, September 15, 2023 at Faith Lutheran Church, 1187 CR 128, Fremont, OH. Funeral Services officiated by Pastor Tim Miller will begin at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Faith Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hermanfh.com