Noma Eisler 1924-2015
Noma Kathleen Eisler, 90, Topeka, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at a local hospital. She had resided at Homestead of Topeka for the past two years.
Noma was born April 26, 1924, southeast of Effingham to John Clarence and Noma Merle (Lewis) Matthews. She attended schools in Valley Falls and Effingham.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, where she enjoyed quilting with members and singing in the choir. She sewed all her life, enjoyed embroidering, quilting, gardening and cooking and loved reunions.
She taught school in a one-room school house in Prairie Hall, a country school north of Valley Falls. She made draperies and was a Dental Assistant for Dr. Lonnie Bevins for over 28 years.
Noma married Herbert William Eisler on Dec. 25, 1943 in Nortonville. He died July 28, 2011.
Survivors include daughters, Judith Elaine (Ron) Moss, Marie Kathleen (Dave) Pinick, all of Topeka; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Louise Irwin, Topeka, June Clarine Coleman, Valley Falls, and Viola Caroline Kern, Denison. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Dudley Matthews.
Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 27 at Faith Lutheran Church. Burial followed in Valley Falls Cemetery. Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel in Topeka is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Topeka Lutheran School or Faith Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be sent to www.penwellgabeltopeka.com