Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

Norma L. Roszhart  Dickson, 71, of Chenoa, Ill., formerly of Morton, died at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community in Chenoa.

She was born Oct. 21, 1941, in Mackinaw to Melvin “Shorty” and Wilma (Wood) Williamson. She married William Roszhart. He preceded her on April 10, 1993. She later married Robert Dickson on April 23, 1999, in Pekin.

Surviving are her husband of Chenoa; three daughters, Melissa Isabella and Teresa (Todd) Houle, both of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Dawn Roszhart of Mackinaw; two stepsons, Dwayne Dickson of Washington and Brian (Vanessa) Dickson of Indiana, Pa.; five grandchildren, Jake, Zach, Samantha, Rebekah and Christopher; three sisters, Jo Stauffer and Melody (Bruce) Meyer, both of Berne, Ind., and Leah (Clark) Brumm of Lincoln, Neb.; and two brothers, Tim Williamson of Stockton, Ill., and Tom Williamson of Peoria.

She was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Scott Isabella; her parents; and three sisters.

Norma worked in the men’s clothing department at Farm & Fleet in Morton before moving to Chenoa, where she worked at the MARC Center in Bloomington until 2007.

She was a charter member of Grace Church in Morton, where she sang in the church choir.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Grace Church in Morton, with Pastor Tim Bertsche officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, West Central Regional Office, 4234 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61614 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Illinois Chapter, 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.

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