2009-06-27 / Obituaries

Norma Kathryn Magnuson

Norma Kathryn Magnuson, 89, formerly of Baltimore, died Tuesday morning, June 23, 2009, at the Heartland of Marysville.

Norma is the daughter of the late Frederick Wilhelm and Madge Hilma Riggs Christensen. Norma was born in Columbus, on May 15, 1920, in her grandmother's home. She was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses.

Norma is survived by her daughters, Helen A. Lewis of Columbus, Carol J. (Andy) Deyo of Mt. Vernon, and Cheryl K. (William) Glover of Hilliard ; sons, Richard F. (Debora) Magnuson of Marysville, Norman C. (Sherry) Magnuson of Lancaster, and Kenneth E. (Shelly) Magnuson of Lancaster; 21 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brother, William R. (Helen) Christensen of Galena, Ohio; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Magnuson; brothers, George C. Christensen and Frederick W. Christensen, Jr.; and sister, Ella Marie Christensen.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at the Union Evangelical Cemetery, Snyder Church Rd., Baltimore, Ohio with Charles Christensen officiating. Memorial gifts may be given to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are being handled by the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore.

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