Private Burial: Matteson Lake Cemetery.
Memorial Service: Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Colon Baptist Church at 2:00 PM
Norma Jean Claar, age 85, of Sherwood passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, at Birch AFC in Leonidas.
Norma Jean was born in Dearborn, Michigan on February 1, 1935, a daughter to the late Rudyard and Mary (Clark) London.
On December 9, 1950, Norma Jean married Veldon Arthur Claar at the Colon Baptist Church. Veldon preceded her in death on September 24, 1988.
Norma Jean lived in the Sherwood area most of her life. She was a member of the Colon Baptist Church where she devoted much of her time.
Norma Jean is survived by four children: Deborah (Terry) Kroupa of Burr Oak, Dale (Marlene) Claar of Burr Oak, Dawn (Rick) Ripley of Colorado, and Daron Claar of Massachusetts, Two sisters: Dorothy Weaver of Idaho and Lois Droeger of Sturgis, Eleven Grandchildren, Thirty-One Great Grandchildren, Two Great Great Grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Norma Jean was preceded in death by a brother Dean London and a sister Barbara London.
Following Norma Jean’s wishes a private burial will take place in Matteson Cemetery. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Colon Baptist Church or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be left for the family online at Schipperfuneralhome.com.