Norma Mae Crapo

Norma Mae (Davids) Crapo who is often called Nim was born to Margaret (Miller) Davids and William Clark Davids. She was raised across the road from the Mission School in the area. Growing up she attended many schools including the Lutheran Mission School, Shawano School, Pulaski School (Milwaukee) and Haskell.

She married Monroe Crapo. They met at work on the Hopi Indian Reservation in Uribi, Arizona. Norma and Monroe had three children; Deanna Crapo Brown, Clark Crapo, and Stanley Crapo and five grandchildren; Shirley Brown, Meredith Brown, Charles Crapo, Wendy Crapo, and Stanley Crapo Jr.

Norma was not only the wife of a World War II sailor; she had many jobs over the years. In the 1940;s she was a typist, in the 1950’s she was a homemaker, in the 1960’s she was again a typist, she also made bombs at the ammunition plant, and issued secret publications to the fleet.

As a child she loved to ice skate. She once traveled to New York to see the Statute of Liberty. That was all in the past. Today she likes to watch T.V. and sit on the porch and watch the birds.