Norma J. Brest
Norma J. Brest, 82, of Springfield, died at 1:50 am, Friday, September 12, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 18, 1932 in Springfield, to John and Mable Hale Childers. Survivors include four daughters, Peggy (Herb) Worker, Sandy Soenksen, Donna (Donald) Smith all of Springfield and Cheryl (Jaime) Perez of Gurnee; three sons, Stephen (Valaira) Hoskins of Cincinnati, OH, Ronald Hoskins of Longmont, CO and Layne (Jill) DelValley of Monticello; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Linda Dobson of New Berlin and Delores Schnepp of Missouri and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jules “Vick” DelValley; brother, Robert Childers; sister, Marge Hohimer and one granddaughter, Kristan Smith. Norma was a resident of Springfield, most of her life and was a gradutate of Springfield High School. Norma worked for St. John’s Hospital in the Preemie/High Risk Nursery and also did private duty nursing. She enjoyed playing BINGO and working puzzle books.
Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm, Monday, September 15, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Monday, September 15, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with her son Stephen Hoskins officiating with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery.