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Nora H. (Pringle) Gilbert

October 10, 1922 ~ September 5, 2018 (age 95)

Nora H. Gilbert (nee Pringle) age 95, of Joliet, passed away peacefully in her home, Wednesday September 5, 2018.

Born October 10, 1922 in Los Angeles. Graduated from Springfield South HS in Springfield, OH. Married her husband, Lloyd, on November 9, 1946, in Chicago. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Nora was a faithful member of First Lutheran Church in downtown Joliet. She was active in the choir, directed the youth choir, was a member of the Women’s Circle, participated on the Altar Guild, and served as church council treasurer. She worked the food pantry at her church weekly and helped every month at Daybreak Shelter.

In her final year, Nora enjoyed a trip to Northport, MI, where she had all three daughters together and relaxed on the beach. She loved her many church friends and long-time neighbors.

Preceded in death by her sister, Marilyn Huffman, Huber Heights, OH; brother Girven Pringle, Conyers, GA.

Survived by her daughters Pamela (David) Grath, Northport, MI; Deborah (Robert) Wesley, Springfield, IL; and Bettie (Ben) Komar, Joliet. Grandsons Ian (Kim Mack) Schirado, Kalamazoo, MI; Matthew Case and Geoffrey Case, Springfield, IL. Numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 4-8 pm.  Funeral service September 10, 10 AM, at St. Edward and Christ Episcopal Church, 206 N Midland Avenue, Joliet, IL 60435.   Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials to Women’s Circle of First Lutheran Church, 55 E Benton, Joliet, IL 60432 or Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Rd., Shorewood, IL 60404.

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