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Rolland Norton
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Condolence From: Dave Broberg
Condolence: Dear Ken, Dale, Jean, and Suzy

My sister informed me of Rolly's passing through Cindy Penick. I share your loss but at the same time I have great warm memories of your family and the way Your mom and dad shared their family, time and love with the Broberg kids.

I had one of those moments that give you pause on Monday morning when I was on my way to the shop. I had a thought about your Dad just out of the blue and I was thinking how he was one of the last Mohicans of adults that I interacted with in a personal way. When I got home that evening Mary had sent me an email that said he was not doing well.

I often think of your dad and your family when something causes me to remember castrating pigs or baling hay. Your mom and dad treated me as part of the family and your dad never complained about my work the way my dad did. Rolly was my first experience having a boss and I could not have had a better one.

I know you will miss him and there wil be avoid that can never be filled but rest assured he and all of your family will always have a special place in our hearts.

I would like to give a special thanks to Dale for coming to my Dads visitation and Lisa's remembrance in Athens as it meant a lot to us.

Hang in there.

Your neighbor,
Dave
Sunday January 10, 2016
Condolence From: Roger Jenkins
Condolence: Dear Norton Family,
Dad also piloted a B-17G and on at least one Mission, flew in the same formation as Rolland. It was for this reason that I was able to meet Mr. Norton and enjoy supper at Bill's Steakhouse with him and Ken a few months ago. What a delightful and cheerful gentleman he was! I don't think he ever stopped smiling. A great memory of an even greater individual. Our heartfelt prayers go out to the Norton Family.

The Jenkins Families
Saturday January 09, 2016
Condolence From: Floyd & Donna Brunsink
Condolence: Dale & Bobbi, So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family.
Saturday January 09, 2016
Condolence From: Laura Spaziani
Condolence: We send you our deepest sympathies in the passing of your father. He was a wonderful man--so incredibly passionate about life and his family and friends. It was a pleasure to have known him, even though first hand only from a few visits and phone calls, and Christmas cards. Susie, I've known him more through the stories you have relayed to me, and the latest from our face time with him while you were in Florida! Our thoughts are with you all in this difficult time.

The Spaziani family
Saturday January 09, 2016
Condolence From: Tom Whyte
Condolence: To Rolland's family:

I am so sorry to learn iof Rolland's passing.

It was a privilege to have met him on quite a few occasions when he visited Susie, Michael and the boys.

You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

God Bless.

Tom Whyte
Saturday January 09, 2016
Condolence From: Bruce Gruner
Condolence: Rolland will be remembered as one of the great 4 H dads of Branch county. Always cheerful and person to look up to. I will miss his WW II stories.
Friday January 08, 2016
Condolence From: Joan Gilbert
Condolence: Dear Norton family,
I have many fond memories of your father, he was an incredible man who enjoyed life. I will always recall how Rolland was always interested in his family and the world around him. It was lovely that he was able to be over in N.I. with Susie, Michael and the boys this summer. I hope that the many memories in which you have will sustain you with comfort and peace during this time.
In my thoughts and prayers,
Joan
Friday January 08, 2016
Condolence From: Christine Stewart
Condolence: Dear Susie and family,I'm really saddened to hear of your wonderful father's death.There are many in the community who will mourn deeply his passing as his was a life of service, love, compassion and excellence.I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. If there's anything I can do, don't hesitate to ask. All our love Christine, Russell, Connor and Aengus.
Friday January 08, 2016
Condolence From: Willie and Edith McGeown
Condolence: Dear Norton family,
Our warmest thoughts and prayers with you. Rolland was a wonderful man to know who lived life to the full and we were privileged to be his friend.

Willie & Edith
Friday January 08, 2016
Condolence From: Jackie Brazo
Condolence: Dear Norton Family- I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. Norton. It has been an honor to know and love the family that began with this man and Mrs. Norton. I wish you all comfort and peace as you celebrate his life. God Bless
Thursday January 07, 2016

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