Norma Jean Tracht

June 17, 1924 ‒ November 09, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Norma Jean Tracht, 90, of Galion passed away, Sunday November 9, 2014.

She was born June 17, 1924 in Shelbyville, Ind. and was the daughter of George F. and Glena O. (Hawkins) King. On June 16, 1945 she married George E. Tracht and he preceded her in death February 4, 1995.

Norma Jean was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Galion and the former Galion Emblem Club.

Norma Jean is survived by a daughter Gretchen (David) Burdett of Galion; grandchildren Chad Burdett, Angela (Curt) Young; great-grandchildren Anna, Mitchell and Hailey Young.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by a sister Charlotte Cain and brother Justin King.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 am with Rev. Darrin Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ Memorial Endowment Fund in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Norma Jean Tracht, and condolences may be made to them at

  • Gretchen, Dave, Chad, Angela and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. We have so many found memories of Norma Jean. Grandma and her had so many fun times together. She is now at peace and reunited with your Dad and many friends. She will always be watching over all of you.

    God Bless,
    Jeff and Lori

  • Gretchen, Dave and Family,
    My heart is sad today to learn of Norma Jean’s passing. She was a very special part of my years that I knew her. Norma Jean was loved by many and always brought a smile to our face’s. You and your family meant so much to her and was always on her mind and in her heart. You were so Blessed. God Bless and keep you in his hands. Rest in Peace Norma Jean it was a pleasure to know you.

  • Gretchen & Family
    Ray & I are sending our condolences in the loss of your Mother. She was a very special lady.

  • Such a sweet lady. I will miss her, but find comfort knowing that she is in a better place. Gretchen, you were so kind and attentive to your Mother. Hold on to your memories

  • Gretchen and family,
    Norma Jean and George were good neighbors. You have a fine family to support you during this time of loss. Our sincere condolences.

  • Gretchen, Dave and family, I was saddened to read of the loss of Norma. You took such wonderful care of her. May she rest in peace . Prayers for all of you in this time of loss.

  • So very sorry for your loss. I know she will be greatly missed I was in Emblem club with Norma Jean.
    You have my deepest sympathy
    Bonnie Crase