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Norma Grams graduation photo. Of The Grams Family of Augusta and Eau Claire Wisconsin

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May 26, 1954 Norma Grams Graduation

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Norma Grams graduation photo

Norma graduated from a Eau Claire High School in the mid-1950's

Grams Family

Personally, I remember the graduation ceremony being in Carson Park, Eau Claire, at the stadium.  I was a wee kid and wanted to go.  The night was windy and rainy so the family insisted I not go

Norma Grams Wheeler Deceased July 30, 2013

Obituary Norma Grams Wheeler

Norma E. Wheeler, nee Grams, 77, of Eau Claire, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at her home under the care of Mayo Clinic Home Health and Hospice, after suffering 52 years with multiple sclerosis.

Norma was born in the Town of Ludington, on March 26, 1936, a daughter of Emil and Reta (Zank) Grams. She moved to Augusta and subsequently moved to Eau Claire in 1946. Norma attended and graduated from Eau Claire Senior High with the Class of 1954. She then worked as a service assistant for 6 years at Wisconsin Bell Telephone Co.

Norma married Robert L. Wheeler on January 26, 1960, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Eau Claire with the Rev. Dr. E. M. Hegge officiating. Norma and Bob moved to Helena, MT, where they lived until 1962, when they moved to Minneapolis and lived there for four years. They later moved to Wausau and settled back in Eau Claire in 1968.

Norma and Bob are members of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. She enjoyed listening to many books from the Talking Books Library for the Blind in Milwaukee.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bob; son, Daniel (fiancé Perri) Wheeler of Sparta, NJ; brother, Orville (Ollie) Grams; four sisters, Doris Madden, Emogene Knuth, Jeanette Ayres, and Elvera (Donald) Biesecker; and two loyal long-term friends, Jane Arnstad and Lynn Bjork.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gordon and Donald Grams; and two sisters, Dolores Yannone and Donadean Zutter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1120 Cedar Street in Eau Claire with Pastor Val Peterson officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home WEST CHAPEL, 1405 N. Claremont Ave. in Eau Claire, and also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church or donor's favorite charity.

Obituary Norma Wheeler

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Photograph scanned from a family photo album