Norma L. Opel, 94, Greenwood

Norma L. Opel, 94, of Greenwood died Friday (September 27) in Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was born in Dubois County April 24, 1919, to Richard and Bertha (Cox) Huls. Her husband, W.G. Opel, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Opel had worked at Boyd Drug Store in Paoli for many years.

Surviving are two sons, James Opel and wife Sara, Indianapolis, and Richard Opel and wife Virginia, Biloxi, Mississippi; one sister, Ruby Gramelspacher, Jasper; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gary Opel, one daughter, Rebecca Opel,  four brothers, and five sisters.

A graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday in Haysville Community Cemetery. Jim Walters will officiate. Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be shared at

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