Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
Norman E. Greber, 79, of Spencerville, died at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 21, 2007, at his residence in Bonita Springs, Fla. Death was due to Parkinson's disease.
He was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Dayton, to Albert E. and Beatrice Blank Greber. On Oct. 29, 1950, he married Shirleen M. Weber, who survives in Bonita Springs.
Also surviving are two sons, John (Rebecca), St. Marys, and Jim, Bonita Springs; two daughters, Victoria "Vickie" (Tom Klausing) Strickland, Lima, and Linda (William) Smith, Spencerville; a brother, Earl (Lois), Spencerville; two sisters, Marie (Robert) Hirn, Delphos, and Barbara (Paul) Clorer, Cleveland, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a stepmother, Thelma Bitters Greber.
He owned Greber Construction Plaster and Drywall Company, Spencerville, from 1960 to 1975, was the developer and owner of Lima Self Storage for 30 years and owned the Squirty Worm Recreation Center in Lima for 22 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in Germany and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 and American Legion Post 191, both of Spencerville. He also was a member of the Parkinson's Foundation and Fruit Growers Association of Florida.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Rex Schrolucke officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Spencerville Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted following the funeral at the funeral home.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Parkinson's Foundation.