Norma Jean Ickes

June 16, 1926 ‒ June 12, 2005

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Norma Jean Ickes of Mt. Vernon, passed away on June 12, 2005 at the Country Court Nursing Home. She was born on June 16, 1926 in Fremont, Ohio, daughter to the late Birch Blake and Gertrude (Ryer) Ickes. She was a graduate from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 1976 with a B.A. in Music Education. She was secretary to the first president of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Dr. Stephen Nease.

She is survived by four nieces and their families, Sharon (Jones) Rothe, Carolee (Doug) Walker, Sandra (David) Stephens, and Judy (John) Blakely.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Gynelle Jones and Marian Spackey.

Friends may call on Sunday, June 19, 2005 from 2 to 4PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday beginning at 10AM at the Lakeholm Nazarene Church, where friends may call one hour prior, with Rev. Larry Hall officiating. A graveside service will be held on Monday beginning at 3:30PM in Lindsey Cemetery near Fremont, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Music Scholarship Fund, Attn: Dr. Stan Wood, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 800 Martinsburg Rd., Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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