Born in Parma, Idaho Oct. 10, 1936, Norma's parents were Fred K. and Mary W. Nichol.
Norma was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Gresham for 35 years. She was an ordained Elder and Deacon and a member of the Chancel Choir. Norma also was a member at Calvin (Rise) Church in Tigard, Lake Grove Presbyterian Church in Lake Oswego and Tualatin Presbyterian Church in Tualatin. She was recognized for her active role in teaching children to read. Twice Norma was named Oregon National Guard "Wife of the Year" Runner-up due to the support of her husband's long military career. She was co-President of the USAF Academy Parent's Club of Oregon.
Norma will be missed by her many friends and family; husband, Chuck, Gresham, Ore.; daughter, Penni Donatto (David), Cripple Creek, Colo.; daughter, Jennifer Spencer, Gresham, Ore.; son, Timothy Spencer (Christina), Springfield, Ore.; son, Jonathan Spencer (Joni), Portland, Ore.; son, Michael Spencer (Jennifer), Waikele, Hawaii; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Cremains will be placed in Willamette National Cemetery in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.