Norma Nelson

Posted 1/23/23

FRANKFORT – Norma Elaine Bauer Meyer Nelson, 96, Paris and formerly of Chicago Heights, passed away at her home in Paris on Jan. 15, 2023.

A funeral service was 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at …

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Norma Nelson

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FRANKFORT – Norma Elaine Bauer Meyer Nelson, 96, Paris and formerly of Chicago Heights, passed away at her home in Paris on Jan. 15, 2023.

A funeral service was 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Chicago Heights, Ill. with the Rev. Matthew Dubensky and the Rev. Stephen Starke officiating. Interment was at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Flossmoor, Ill. A visitation was from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, Frankfort and from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at St. Paul’s.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Paris. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting with the local arrangements.

Mrs. Nelson was born in 1927, the first-born child of the late Arnold (Emmy) Bauer and the late Wanda (Dick) Lundin.

She was the loving mother of the Rev. Dr. Dale (Diane) Meyer, Bruce (late Carol) Meyer, Pam Meyer and late Baby Arthur Jr. Sister of late Robert “Bob” (Joan) Bauer, late David (late Audrey) Bauer, Dennis (Dorothy “Dottie”) Bauer, Susan Lundin and Barry (Marilyn) Lundin. Grandmother of Elizabeth (Darren) Pittman, Katie (Charlie) Bailey, Stephanie (Chris) Heeran and Dr. Brad (Sahr) Meyer. Great-grandmother of Christian, Connor and Nicholas Pittman; Andrew and Jacob Bailey; Samantha, Zachary, Eliza, Madelyn and Benjamin Heeran; Sophia Meyer.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Arthur “Art” Meyer in 1985 and her husband of 27 years, James “Jim” Nelson in 2014.

Mrs. Nelson was proud of her born and raised in Chicago Heights heritage, Bloom Class of 1943. She was a secretary for Nelson Landscaping and Busy Bee Nursery in Chicago Heights along with countless hours of volunteer work for St. Paul’s and for St. James Hospital.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Legacy Foundation-Meyer-Nelson Scholarship Fund, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Grace Lutheran Church in Paris.

Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com.