Norma Jean Goodman, 75, of DeKalb, Illinois, formerly of Sycamore, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center, DeKalb.
Born June 23, 1938, in Greeneville, Tennessee, the daughter of Hugh and Geneva (Fox) Maltsberger, Norma Jean married Hubert Lee “Hubie” Goodman on September 16, 1956, in Ringo, Georgia.
Norma was employed by Ideal Industries in Sycamore for more than 20 years. A member of Women of the Moose, she loved to crochet and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her sons, Terry Goodman and Tim Goodman, both of DeKalb; daughter, Sharon “Susie” Goodman of Sycamore; grandchildren, Jennifer (Frank) Figarelli of Florence, Arizona, Tim Goodman II of Rochelle, and Heather Goodman of San Tan Valley, Arizona; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Effler of St. Paul, Minnesota, and Wanda Reynolds of Davenport, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert, in 2008; and parents.
The memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 5, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb, with the Rev. Larry Allison of Faith Baptist Church, DeKalb, officiating. A Women of the Moose Service will follow.
Interment of cremated remains will be at a later date. Cremation is by Anderson Funeral Home Crematory.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Anderson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Norma J. Goodman Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.