Norbert L. Draper, 85, of Aurora, IN, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011.

He was born Thursday, January 7, 1926 in Moores Hill, IN, Son of the late Howard C. Draper and the late Emma C. Hehe Draper.

He served his Country as a member of the United States Marine Corps during WWII.  After the service, he was a plumber with his brothers at Draper Heating & Plumbing. He founded the Aurora Supply Company, was a developer, residential builder & a Union Carpenter. He was a businessman by nature as he also owned a motel in Daytona Beach, FL. He especially enjoyed fishing and doing metal detection on the beach.

Surviving are Wife, Betty Bennett Draper of Aurora, IN; Daughter, Bonita Reynolds of Aurora, IN; Sons, Ronald (Cynthia) Draper Sr. of Aurora, IN John (Sherrill) Draper of Aurora, IN; 5 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren &       1 Great-Great Grandchild.


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