OBITUARY

Nora L. Chesnut

January 29, 1930February 7, 2019
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Nora L. Chesnut, 89, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Morrison Woods Health Campus following an extended illness. She was born on January 29, 1930, in Muncie, Indiana, the daughter of Lawrence and Mabel (Keihn) Page. Nora worked previously as a cashier for Marsh and for the original North Star drive-in. She and her husband, Wilbert Chesnut, shared sixty-nine years of matrimony and had been members of High Street United Methodist Church in Muncie, Indiana, for sixty-five years. Nora was also a former Brownie and Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed traveling with Wilbert and the High Street Travelers. Nora also volunteered regularly at the church as well as the hospital, and enjoyed researching genealogy. Survivors include her loving husband, Wilbert Chesnut, Muncie, Indiana; one son, Allan (wife, Brenda) Chesnut, Muncie, Indiana; son-in-law, Dennis Trosper, Muncie, Indiana; four granddaughters, Trisha (husband, Rusty) Love, Amanda Chesnut, Brittany (husband, Bobby) Dozier, and Jamie (husband, Larry) Douthitt; three step-grandsons, Dennis II, Chad, and Chris Trosper; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marie Foster. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Lawrence Page Jr., one sister, Mary Haskins; and her beloved daughter, LuAnn Trosper. Services to celebrate Nora’s life will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2019, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana, 47304, with Rev. Charlotte Overmyer officiating. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Memorial Park. Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019, at the funeral home. The family would like to extend special thanks to the caring staff of Morrison Woods and Kindred Hospice for their kindness. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Wilbert Chesnut, Husband
  • Allan Chesnut, Son
  • Dennis Trosper, Son-in-law
  • Trish Love, Granddaughter
  • Amanda Chesnut, Granddaughter
  • Brittany Dozier, Granddaughter
  • Jamie Douthitt, Granddaughter
  • Dennis Trosper II, Step-Grandson
  • Chad Trosper, Step-Grandson
  • Chris Trosper, Step-Grandson
  • Marie Foster, Sister
  • Lawrence Page, Father
  • Mabel Page, Mother
  • Lawrence Page Jr., Brother
  • Mary Haskins, Sister
  • LuAnn Trosper, Beloved Daughter
  • Nora also leaves fourteen great-grandchildren to cherish her loving memory.

Services

  • Calling Hours: Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service: Monday, February 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

Nora L. Chesnut

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Sheila Mullins

February 8, 2019

Allan,
Thoughts and prayers to your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.
Sheila Mullins

Marsha Peters

February 7, 2019

Sixty years of marriage.

Marsha Peters

February 7, 2019

Nora was a wonderful "second mother" and a great friend to my mother. The two of them are catching up on everything now.
Love you

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