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11/21/2012 8:00:00 AM
Nornetta M. Arven
Aug. 25, 1926 - Nov. 19, 2012
Nornetta Arven
Nornetta Arven

Nornetta M. Arven, age 86, of Logansport and formerly of the Fulton area, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in the Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport, surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Fulton County, to Floyd and Ethel (Culliton) McKenzie.

In February of 1946, in Logansport, she married Bob Rouch who preceded in death on March 15, 1986. On June 30, 2001, in West Etna, she married Dean Arven who preceded in death on Jan. 12, 2011.

Nornetta retired from Hart Schaffner Marx in Rochester, where she had worked for 36 years.

She was a member of the Fulton Baptist Temple and a graduate of Fulton High School, where she was a drum majorette for six years. She also graduated from the Wayne University of Cosmetology in Fort Wayne.

Survivors include one daughter, Rhonetta L. (Randy) Alcorn, Logansport; son, Robert O. Rouch, Logansport; eight grandchildren, Jean Anne Mills, Logansport, Tara (Aram) Batchelor, Logansport, Heather (Ray) Lincoln, Logansport, Leslie Rouch, Florida, Chad (Stacy) Lowry, Bloomfield, Robyn Rouch, Logansport, Randy Alcorn II, California, and Megan Alcorn, Logansport; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Loring McKenzie.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the Fulton Baptist Temple Church with Reverend Bruce Russell officiating and burial will follow in the Salem cemetery near Fulton.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the Fulton Baptist Temple Church or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

You may sign the guestbook and send online condolences at

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Article comment by: John Kingery

Nornetta was one of my friends that I didn't have to see or talk to often. She was a friend for life.

Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Article comment by: Terry Townsend

Our prayers thoughts go out to the family. May God help you in your time of grief and sorrow.

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