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Description: Obituary of Norton, Wenonah VeeDate: July 9 2008
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A3 / 2
Wenonah Vee Norton, 77, Rexburg died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at the Rexburg Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 21, 1930 in Provo, Utah to Horace Alma and Viola Beck Porter.
She graduated high school in Walla Walla, Wash. She meet and married Donald Ivan Norton, Feb. 20, 1951 in Yuma, Ariz. The marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden Utah LDS Temple.
As an Air Force wife she spent time in England, Waco, Texas and Kansas City, Mo.. She retired while in Kansas City, Mo. after working as a payroll clerk for the US Marines.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Primary, Relief Society, Sunday School and as a Seminary Teacher. She moved to Rexburg in 1998. At her ward in Millhollow she served in the Primary, Sunday School and the Genealogy Extraction Program. She also served as a PTA President as well as a Cub Scout Den Mother.
She is survived by a son, Douglas (Maxine) Norton of Rexburg, Idaho; a daughter, Sharon (Kent) Freeman of Northpole, Ala.; her sisters, Beulah Porter of Las Vegas, Nev., Norma Porter of Texas, Laurel Porter of Walla Walla, Wash., as well as seven grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brothers, Horace, Averille and Elzo Porter; and her sisters, June Dick and Merna Porter; and a grandson, Andrew Freeman.
Private graveside services will be held Saturday, July 12th at Greenpond Cemetery, Pearl.
Condolences to the family may be e-mailed firstname.lastname@example.org. Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield, IL is handling the local arrangements