Norma Jeane Bennett

February 09, 1935 - September 02, 2010 

Norma Jeane Bennett

February 09, 1935 - September 02, 2010 

Obituary for Norma Jeane Bennett

Norma Jeane (Heer) Bennett died at the age of 75 at home on September 2, 2010 surrounded by her husband Keith and three daughters.

Norma graduated from Ball State Teachers College in 1957. She met her husband Keith there and they were married in 1957. They have been married for 53 years. Norma was an art teacher at Harcourt Elementary for 25 years. Under her leadership, the Artistically Talented Program was started in Washington Township.

She was a member of St. Lukes Methodist Church. She was active in several social and support groups: ADK Education Sorority, Ball State Alpha Chi Alum's lunch group, Happy Hookers book club, Harcourt Retired Teachers, Indianapolis Museum of Art Docent, P. E.O., Sycamore Springs Courtyard Luncheon Group and St. Lukes Book Study.

She is survived by her loving family, husband Keith, daughters Cheryl Schultz (Jim), Laura Houston (Howard) and Lynette Chrisp (Brett). She is also survived by her fabulous grandchildren Neil Chrisp, Jared Chrisp, Lauren Flaherty, Shelby Houston and Olivia Houston, her brother Warren Heer (Sandy) and sister-in-law Joanna Mielke (Ron).

Visitation is Saturday, Sept. 4, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Harry W. Moore Funeral Care, 8151 Allisonville Rd. Services will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 3 PM at St. Lukes United Methodist Church. Immediately following, the family welcomes you to a celebration of Norma's life at St. Lukes. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Clarian Hospice, 1815 N. Capital Ave, Ste 500, Indpls, 46202. Please visit Norma's online guestbook at

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