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Norma Jean (Gipp) Kresen

July 26, 1938 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 81)

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Norma Jean Kresen, 81, of Champion, entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. at Windsor House of Champion with her family at her side under the comforting care of hospice.

She was born July 26, 1938 in Warren the daughter of the late Carl and Doris Clem Gipp and was a lifelong area resident.

A homemaker, Norma loved to sew and make quilts.

On January 19, 1957, Norma married John Kresen and they were married for 61 years until his passing on March 16, 2018.

She is survived by three children John C. “Jack” (Shirley Kuriatnyk) Kresen of Warren, Craig R. “Randy” (Natalie) Kresen of Orlando, Fl, and Carlene (Steve) Barnhart of Mecca; ten grandchildren:  Shane, Melody, Crystal, Jack Daniel, Lacey, Steven, Michelle, Mandy, and twins Kyle and Kristen; fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. 

Besides her parents and husband, Norma was preceded in death by a sister Judy Bicknell.

Per her request, a caring cremation will take place and services will be private.

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