Obituary Notices and Memorials


GEHRING, Norma M. Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother has returned home to her Lord on December 22, 2012. Born May 6, 1923, to parents William and Mary Bloemer. Mom came to California in 1955, with her late husband Richard. There she raised five children whom she is survived by: Ed (Cheryl) Gehring, Bill (Jo) Gehring, Kim (Shirley) Gehring, Barbara Lavoie, and Donald (Connie) Gehring. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mom lived in the house she and Dad built from the ground up, for 55 years. Mom was active in her church, hosting weekly Bible study sessions in her home, serving on the Altar Guild, school lunch program worker and worked on the Braille teams. Visitation was held at 10:30 a.m., where services began at 11 a.m., Monday, December 31, 2012, at Grace Lutheran Church, 856 W. Newgrove, Lancaster, Calif. Internment was at Joshua Memorial Park following the service with a light reception back at Grace following the internment. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Moms name to the Lutheran Braille Work Center #143, P.O. Box 5000, Yucaipa, CA 92399. Well miss you Mom Arrangements entrusted to Halley Olsen Murphy , Lancaster.

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