Norma Linda Gracia, 69, of Pettisville, Ohio, passed away Monday, October 3, 2022, in her home with her family at her side. Norma was born March 28, 1953, in Donna, Texas, the daughter of the late Juan and Sara (Salazar) Villanueva. Norma was a graduate of Donna High School, Donna, Texas. She married Daniel Gracia on February 14, 1978, in Archbold, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on July 17, 1991. Norma worked for Frozen Specialties Inc., Archbold, as a Machine operator for 40 years, retiring in 2012. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Archbold. Norma enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved to watch sports, especially college football and following the Dallas Cowboys. Norma was an excellent cook and loved to host parties. Norma had a huge heart, always caring for others, and helping others in any manner she could.
Surviving are her children, Jessica Marie (Ramon) Rodriguez of Bryan, Ohio, and Danny (Daniela) Gracia of Columbia, Missouri; six granddaughters, Bianca, Naya and Karina Rodriguez, Kamyla, Mia, and Penelope Gracia; one sister, Diana (Paul) Fisher; three brothers, Oscar Villanueva, Javier Villanueva and Jr. Villanueva and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Danny; one son, baby Danny Jr.; one brother, Jaime Villanueva.
Funeral Mass for Norma Linda Gracia will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2022, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 610 Portland Street, Bryan with Father Andrew Wellmann officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the Mass on Saturday at the church, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Private interment will follow in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Archbold, Ohio. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to direct memorials to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to the family for her grandchildren’s future education expenses.
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