Naomi Mae Caughron, (nee Zoller), Nana, age 90, a resident of Portage, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012. She was born on November 9, 1921 in Gary, the daughter of Carl and Ora Zoller. Naomi was married to James L. Caughron on January 1, 1941. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Portage, where she served as an elder and a deacon, a member of the Naomi Ruth Circle, and the Mary Martha Bible Study Group. Naomi was a charter member of the Cross Trailers Square Dance Club, a charter member of the Young at Heart Bowling League, volunteered for Helping Hands, and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. She had many special talents, including quilting, and was a fan of the Cubs and Indiana University Basketball.
Naomi is survived by her loving family; daughter Janice (George) Stewart, Portage, son Mark (Michelle) Caughron, Las Vegas, Nevada, grandchildren Lisa (Darren) Warne, Brian (Rosie) Gorgei, Brad (Jen) Caughron, Jennifer Morlan, Jeanine (Patrick) Stovall, and Samantha Caughron, great grandchildren Jordan, Sarah, Tanner, Bailey, Syrah, Kyle Robert, Elizabeth, Jamie, Carson, Ethan, Bryce, Kelsie, and Brett, son-in-law Ted Wienke, Aiken, South Carolina, and other loving family and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Caughron, her daughter Karen Wienke, and her brother Robert Zoller.
A visitation for Naomi Caughron will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Rees Funeral Home – Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage. A funeral service for Naomi Caughron will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Rees Funeral Home. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Portage. For further information please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 762-3013 or online at www.reesfuneralhomes.com.