Norman E. Abrahams, 85, of North Newton, died Jan. 8, 2009, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
Born Jan. 16, 1923, in Goessel, he was the son of Cornelius and Anna (Dalke) Abrahams.
He was an optometrist.
He married Ethel Grace Ewert Sept. 26, 1944, in Hillsboro. She survives.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Verna Koehn.
Other survivors include a son, Dwayne Abrahams of Newton; two daughters, Nan Graber of Monument, Colo., and Nadine Abrahams of Denver, Colo.; two brothers, Ray Abrahams and Chuck Abrahams, both of Hillsboro; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. It will be held at Bethel College Mennonite Church. A private burial also is planned.
A memorial fund has been established with Sand Creek Trail c/o Miller Funeral Home of Goessel.
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