Norma E. Lambrix, age 85, of New Era, went to be with her Lord Jesus on Thursday, February 20, 2020. She had been residing at Family Tree Adult Foster Care. Norma was born May 17, 1934 in Shelby Township, Oceana County to Emmet and Hattie (VanderSlice) Henrickson.
She married George Lambrix on November 25, 1953. He passed away November 23, 2000. They lived in Shelby before making their home in New Era for many years. Norma was a member of New Era Reformed Church. She was a dietary aide at Lakeshore Community Hospital in Shelby for twenty years before her retirement in 1994. Norma was an avid quilter and seamstress. Many enjoyed her gift of loving hospitality over the years.
She is survived by her children, Brenda (Rev. Steve) Bakker, Brad (Mary Jo) Lambrix, Paul (Terri) Lambrix, John Lambrix, Dave (Lisa) Lambrix and Andy (Jill) Lambrix; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; her sister, Diane Kelly; sisters-in-law, Pat Henrickson and Gladys Lambrix; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Norma was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Mildred Henrickson and Velma Groendyke and brothers, Willard, Andrew and Howard Henrickson.
Visitation is Thursday, February 27th, 5-8 pm at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby. The funeral service will be held Friday, February 28th, 11 am at New Era Reformed Church with Pastor Rick Eschenburg officiating. Interment will be in New Era Cemetery in the spring. Please consider the New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First Street, New Era, MI 49446 or the Family Tree AFC, 6699 N. Oceana Drive, Hart, MI 49420 as a memorial.
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