Norma Nadine Kysar McCauley, 84, of Payson, died May 16, 2004. She was born to Ernest and Lottie Kysar on Nov. 2, 1919 in Wakenee, Kan. The family later moved to Greeley County, Kan.
She married Charles Woods and they had four children: Frank Woods of Payson; Virginia (Doug) Doty of Fort Collins, Colo.; Ila Jean (Larry) Crawford of El Dorado, Kan.; and Wanda (Jerry) Ramsey of Kechi, Kan.
In 1967, she married Fred McCauley.
Mrs. McCauley worked for the U.S. government taking census, and she was the city clerk for Tribune, Kan. for many years. When she moved to Arizona in 1966, she worked for the city of Phoenix and then for the U.S. Forest Service.
Her optimistic outlook on life allowed her to live life to the fullest.
She is survived by her children; grandchildren, Steve (Jennifer), Sherry (Robert), Adam (Tracey), Shelley (Huy), Kim (Calvin), Jessica, Seth and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Ella Paige, Charles, Angelina, Alexandria, McKenzie, Hunter, Corrie, Drew, Karis, Jace, Anna, Gabriel, Luke, Josiah, and Elijah; brothers, Ron (Regina) and Richard (Burnice); sisters-in-law, JoAnn, Laura, Lou, Beulah and Shirley; numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mac; her father, Ernest; her mother, Lottie; her stepmother, Lillian; and her brother, Robert.
A memorial service to celebrate her life was held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 21 at the Calvary Chapel.
Donations can be made to the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane Road, Payson, AZ 85541.