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In Memory of Jack Norton

Visitation

A time for friends and family to gather to celebrate Jack’s life will be Friday, September 18th from 4 until 8pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home; 1010 Newton Street in Baldwin

Funeral Services

No formal services held

Jack DeLane Norton, age 69 of Knapp, formerly of Wilson died Friday, September 11th, 2015 at his residence following an aggressive form of cancer. Jack DeLane was born on April 21, 1946 in Cedar City, Utah; the son of William and Opal (Talbot). He went to school in Panguitch and Richfield, Utah. He moved to Knapp when he married Mary Peterson in 1986. Jack and Mary have been driving as a team going cross country in their own truck for thirty years, stopping and visiting with family and friends when possible.

Jack and Mary have enjoyed there time spent with the Trucker Buddy Children, participating in the Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show, Convoy for Special Olympics, and many other truck related programs. Jack has been driving for fifty years and loved it to the end!

Jack is survived by his wife Mary (nee Peterson); son Troy (Melissa) Norton; grandchildren Brendon (Kelsey), Chason, Adam (Hildi), George, Jack, and Luci; great grandson Kye; nieces and nephews Gretchen (Brent) Roundy, Caulleen (David) Yardley, Rip Goulding; mother-in-law Doris Peterson; brothers/sister-in-law Ann (James) Polen, Gary (Melanie) Peterson, Randy (Kelly Jo) Peterson, Robert Peterson; as well as many nieces and nephews on the Peterson side, including his God Children Christopher Peterson, Jaci Peterson, and Greg Peterson. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; sister and brother-in-law Beverly and Ralph Goulding; and father-in-law, George D. Peterson

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A time for friends and family to gather to celebrate Jack’s life will be Friday, September 18th from 4 until 8pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home; 1010 Newton Street in Baldwin. Interment will be private. Memorials are preferred.

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