Norma Reber, age 83, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Arborwood Lodge in Wisconsin Rapids.
Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. Entombment will be at Forest Hill Mausoleum in Wisconsin Rapids. A time of visitation will be on Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 4 P.M. until 7 P.M. and from 9 A.M. until the time of the services at the funeral home.
Norma was born June 17, 1937 in the Town of Port Edwards to Russell and Helen (Burke) Francis. She married Roger Reber on December 23, 1955 in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. Norma worked for Consolidated Papers in the bookkeeping department for 27 years, retiring in1992.
Norma enjoyed bingo, camping, her many trips to Florida, her dogs Buffy and Nicky, and loved spending time with family and friends.
Norma is survived by her children; Deborah (Rod) Knoll, Wisconsin Rapids, Marianne (Edward) Saylor, Nekoosa, WI Robert (Melody) Reber, Baraboo, and Roberta (Russell) Kelnhofer, Wisconsin Rapids. Grandchildren: Christina (Luke) Schenk, Kelly (Jeff) Gosh, Stephanie (Joel) Gomez, Erik (Katie) Saylor, Matthew (Amanda) Saylor, Bryan (Erin ) Saylor, Caitlin Saylor, Nicole (Robert) Rodriguez, Jeremy (Shannon) Reber, Jaih (Gabrielle) Reber, Sarah (Ben ) Howe, Jennifer Rauch, Wayne Miessau, Jr., Corbin (Wendi) Kelnhofer, Jennifer Kostuchowski, Carey (Nick) Pagel, and Corey Lewis; thirty eight great grandchildren: nine great-great grandchildren: siblings: Larry (Jenny) Francis, Wisconsin Rapids and Linda (Jeffrey) Brost, Nekoosa; brother-in-law: Lawrence Reber, Pensacola, FL.; sister-in-laws: Barb Francis, Portland, Oregon and Trudy Reber, Marshfield, WI, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers: Robert, Hal, and Randy Francis; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Ernest and Stella Reber; brothers-in-law, Marvin and Howard Reber; sister-in-law: Geraldine Reber; great-grandchildren: Alex and Hannah Saylor; and great-great-grandchild: Nevaeh Conkey.
We would like to thank the staff at Arborwood Lodge and Hospice Care for taking such great care of our mom.
“May you always walk in the sunshine and may the wind always be at your back. Fly high mom – we love you!”
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the Reber family.
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