She was born February 17, 1948 in Tiffin to the late Stephen A. and Martha A. (Steinmetz) Elchert. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, dogs and watching the Cleveland Indians.
She is survived by her significant other, Harold “Gene” Norris of Norwalk children, Tammy J. Morlock of Norwalk, David (Lisa) Morlock of Tiffin, Daniel (Amy) Morlock of Tiffin, Pam (Mark) Wheeler of Las Vegas, Edward Gross of Monroeville, Cassandra Rodes of Norwalk and Crystal Norris of Louisville, KY; many grandchildren; sisters, Anne (Tim) Morlock of Carey, Martha Factor of Republic, Peggy Elchert of Tiffin and Carol Elchert of Lima.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Gross in 2000; two children in infancy and her infant siblings.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.