When Norma Jean Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with uterine cancer at age 90 last year, the Michigan resident opted not to undergo cancer treatment.
Instead, she chose to tour the United States in a motor home captained by her son Tim and his wife Ramie.
The trio visited national parks, attended county fairs and even watched orcas off the coast of Washington — a journey followed by millions of people and chronicled on the Facebook page, “Driving Miss Norma.”
Bauerschmidt, 91, died Sept. 30 in her bed in the motor home, her family said.
Tim and Ramie posted a quote from the 13-century poet Rumi on Friday night to publicly announce Bauerschmidt’s death. Read more…