Nora J. (Hose) Altman, age 88, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, after a brief illness. Mrs. Altman was a 1949 graduate of Edgerton High School, where she was a majorette and cheerleader and was the class historian. She was currently a member of Bryan First Church of Christ and had formerly been a member of the Edgerton Church of Christ, where she was president of the ladies aide and Sunday School Superintendent and taught Sunday School. She was also a member of Priscilla Club. A devoted farmer’s wife, she also worked for many years at Syncrotech in Edgerton as an office manager and later as a quality inspector in the lab at Bryan Custom Plastics. She was also an avid Indiana basketball and Detroit Tiger fan and enjoyed snowmobiling.
Nora J. Altman was born on February 21, 1931, in Martin, South Dakota, the daughter of Gail D. and Jennie B. (Stenger) Richards. She married Robert L. Hose on January 14, 1951, in Edgerton and he preceded her in death on October 15, 2005. She then married John P. Altman on January 19, 2008, in Bryan and he survives.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan (Rick) Stiver, of Edgerton, and Cheryl (Carl) Yarger, of Butler, Indiana; five grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; three stepdaughters, Cindy Perry, Diane Altman, both of Bryan, and Linda (Jay) Leppelmeier, of McComb, Ohio; seven step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mildred Kolts, of Bryan; and Barbara Hake, of Port Clinton, Ohio. She was also preceded in death by one son, Douglas Hose; a sister, Beth Fisher; two brothers, Arthur and Roger Richards; and a stepdaughter, Jane Perry.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 East Hull Street, Edgerton. Services will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. in the Bryan First Church of Christ with Pastors Lance and Brian Stiver officiating. Visitation will also be held in the church for one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton.
Memorials are requested to Bryan First Church of Christ.