Norma Halt (Zurcher) Dayhuff

April 11, 1928 - December 4, 2017

    Norma Halt (Zurcher) Dayhuff, 89, of Cory, passed away on December 4, 2017. She was born to Moyne Rogers Halt and Floyd Halt on April 11,1928, in Cory, IN.  

   She was survived by a daughter, Kamela Zurcher Farmer and son in-law, Geoffrey Farmer; seven grandchildren, Caleb (Ryn) Farmer, Matthew (Anna) Farmer, Joel (Terry) Farmer, Lydia Farmer, Darius Farmer, Phoebe Farmer, and Nathan Farmer; great- grandchildren, Faith Noel Farmer, and Noah Gabriel Farmer, and Jack Farmer, expected in March 2018. Norma also has three sisters, Lorene Schafer, Wilma Lockman, and Erma Clifton; and several nieces and nephews.

   Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Dayhuff; her parents, and brother who died at birth.

   Norma graduated from Cory High School class of 1946, and attended business school. She proudly worked her whole life in jobs such as Quaker Maid, Penny's and several trucking companies until her retirement from Terre Haute Medical Lab in 1996. Her true joy though was at home where she wanted her seven grandchildren spending their days and often nights with her. She and Jack taught them the art of cultivating a garden just right. Each year they sold tomatoes and often donated many to the local food kitchens. She always had food ready for the ones who could sneak away from work for lunch.

   Norma loved traveling to many countries including the Holy Land several times, Europe, Egypt, Australia, Fiji, and several cruises  to Hawaii, Alaska  and the Caribbean and Polynesian Islands. However, her most magnificent journey was the one on December 4, 2017, when she went to be with her Lord Jesus.  

   Norma attended Union Chapel Church of the Nazarene, and was a charter member of the Cory Community Nazarene Church.  She had attended Sugar Grove Free Methodist as well as Terre Haute First Baptist and Salvation Army Church, as of late.  

   In lieu of flowers, knowing her love for God and children, we ask that any donations be made to the Terre Haute First Baptist Youth; 4701 E Poplar Drive; Terre Haute, IN 47803

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