Norma M. Eichholtz, 99, Lititz H.S. grad, WAVES nurse, Village Art Association proponent, avid painter

By on January 9, 2019

Norma M. Eichholtz, 99, of Lititz, died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Moravian Manor.

Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late Allen F. and Elva Lehn Putt. Norma was the loving wife of the late Robert A. Eichholtz, who died in November of 1972.

She was a 1937 graduate of Lititz High School; and later received her nursing training at Preston Hospital. During World War II, Norma humbly served in the medical field for the WAVES. She was a life-long member of the American Legion Post 56, Lititz. Early in her life, she worked in the office for the Simplex Paper Box Company, Lancaster.

Norma was a faithful member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lititz. In the early years, Norma helped to grow the Village Art Association of Lititz, and she enjoyed developing her own art talent through oil and watercolor painting.

Surviving is a daughter: Nancy, wife of Glenn Badorf of Tequesta, Fla.; a son: Robert A. Eichholtz Jr. of Big Pine Key, Fla.; two grandchildren: Michael, husband of Susan Badorf; Susan, wife of Douglas Travis; and four great-grandchildren: Steven, Leah, Brett and Paige.

Preceding her in death is a brother: Dillon Putt.

Services were held Jan. 9 at Buch Funeral Home, Lititz. Interment was in Machpelah Cemetery, Lititz.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Norma’s memory to: Moravian Manor Retirement Community Benevolent Care Fund, 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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