Norma H. Gaberdiel, 84, died at 8 a.m. March 23, 2013, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 9, 1928, in Lima to Irvin and Bessie Blaine Boose, who preceded her in death. On April 4, 1954, she married Donald D. Gaberdiel, who died July 4, 2006.
Mrs. Gaberdiel was a member of Family of Faith Church, formerly Epworth United Methodist Church, for 54 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and had been active in the church in several capacities, including being a caregiver for the Epworth Child Care Center for several years.
Survivors include three children, Richard Gaberdiel, of Lima, Nancy (Keith) Pitman, of Bremerton, Wash., and Richard Gaberdiel, of Lima; two grandchildren, Malinda (Andrew) Gibson and Jennifer Ludlow; three great-grandchildren, Tanner, Jase and Benjamin; and a sister, Gladys Campbell, of Lima.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Chuck and Bob Boose, and a sister, Belva Rucker.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel. Pastor Marcia Rummel will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Family of Faith United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.