Obituary of Norma Marie Steven
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STEVEN, NORMA MARIE (nee Lewis)
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Norma Marie Steven (nee Lewis) announces her passing at North Lambton Lodge on March 3rd, 2021 at the age of 84. Norma was born in the Village of Camlachie at her grandparents house on June 26, 1936. She grew up on a farm in Sarnia Township, Lambton County. After finishing school, she worked at a bank in Sarnia. She belonged to and held various offices in the Sarnia Township Junior Institute and Junior Farmers. She met her husband, Elton Steven, at a Junior Farmers Field Day. Norma and Elton moved to a farm in Plympton Township and were married for 55 years until his passing in 2013. They had two sons: Wayne (Shirley) and Brian (Barb).
Norma was the cherished gramma of Jason (Carly), April, Jon, Caitlin, Allison (Jason), Mitchell (Mikayla), and Maggie, and great gramma of Lily, Ezra, and a great-granddaughter on the way. Norma was the sister of Doreen (Arnold, 2014) Helps, Merle Howes, and Elda Maw (Frank Stewart), and sister-in-law of Basil (2018) (Nancy, 2017), Ivan (2013) (Connie), Glen (Barbara), Floyd (Rosette, 2020), and Lyle (Josie).
Norma was predeceased by her parents Goldwin (1990) and Ella (nee Lowrie, 1997) Lewis. She was the daughter-in-law of the late Arnold (1991) and Myra (nee Brush, 1992).
Norma was a lifelong member of the Uttoxeter Women’s Institute and Forest & District Agricultural Society. Norma was involved for many years with various 4-H Clubs, the Dairy Educator Program in Lambton County, the Forest Fairboard Ladies, and the Uttoxeter United Church Women.
Norma loved to sew, decorate cakes, bake pies, take pictures, garden, knit, embroider, cross stitch, quilt, and play Cards Against Humanity with her family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Hospice Resource Centre of Sarnia Lambton, North Lambton Lodge Auxiliary, or to the charity of your choice.
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Private Service by invitation only. For those who wish to view the service via Live Stream, Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 2:00 pm, click on link at top of obituary. Online condolences may be left at www.forestfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF FOREST