Auburn – Norma Y “Pinky” Teixeira, 86, died Sunday January 12, 2020 at her home in Auburn. She was born July 26, 1933 in Georgetown, British Guiana to Alvro A and Phyllismena (Elliott) Rodrigues. She married Gerald J Teixeira on November 15, 1950 in South America and he died March 31, 2008. Norma worked at Essex Corporation for 30 years then Messengers/Renaissance Corporation before retiring in 2003. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn. She loved to walk and was known as “Pinky” to her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is survived by 4 sons and 2 daughters, Gary Teixeira of Fort Wayne, Keith (Laura) Teixeira of Boulder, CO, Clayton Teixeira of Garrett, Richard “Rich” Teixeira of Fort Wayne, Patricia (John) Blotkamp of Garrett and Marilyn Teixeira of Indianapolis; 6 grandchildren, David (Melanie) Teixeira, Derek (Julie) Teixeira, Derren (Christine) Teixeira, Jennifer (Wes) Blotkamp Stark, Alex (Anna) Teixeira, Andre (Jordan) Teixeira and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter-in-law, Debra Lee Teixeira, brother, Lionel Teixeira, 2 sisters, Pat Teixeira, Greta Lonergan and 2 nephews, Peter Teixeira and Brian Teixeira. Services will be 11 AM Saturday January 18, 2020 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center Street, Auburn, IN. Burial will follow the service in the Auburn Catholic Cemetery. Calling is 4 to 7 Friday at the funeral home. Additional calling is an hour prior to the service Saturday from 10 to 11 at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn. To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com.
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