Norma Jean Meyerrose, 91

Norma Jean Meyerrose, 91, of Greensburg, went to be with her high school sweetheart, Paul Meyerrose, on Sunday, August 13, 2023. Born April 11, 1932, in Decatur County, Indiana, she was the daughter of George R. and Grace E. (Jones) Roszell.

Norma was a devoted member of Smyrna Lutheran Church and after moving into town attended First Baptist Church of Greensburg. After high school, Norma worked as a nurse’s aide at Decatur County Memorial Hospital until she married Paul on November 9, 1952. Norma then went on to work as a receptionist for two hair salons until her retirement. After retiring, she and Paul drove vehicles for several car dealerships.

After Paul’s passing in 2010 Norma volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She enjoyed eating lunch with a very special boy for 5 years and a special girl for 2 years. Norma also volunteered at Aspen Place Health Campus doing beautiful nails for the lovely ladies who lived there. Norma enjoyed playing cards with her wonderful friends and eating out with her family and friends. She loved her family dearly and cherished the time spent with them.

Norma is survived by one son, Marc A. (Susan) Meyerrose of Greensburg; one grandson, Nicholas Meyerrose of Avon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; sister, Lois Pauline Roszell Simmonds, and infant sister, Dorothy Helen Roszell.

The family would like to extend its heartfelt appreciation to the nurses, doctors, and hospice team of IU West Hospital for their unwavering support and compassion during a time of immense loss.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 7:00 pm, also at the funeral home. Interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions can be made to Indiana University Health Hospice. To leave online condolences please visit

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