Obituary: Melvin Norby - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Obituary: Melvin Norby

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Melvin Bennett Norby died peacefully at the Great Falls Clinic Hospital on February 22, 2017.

A memorial service will be held at New Hope Lutheran Church, 3125 5th Avenue S, on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Tammy Bull officiating. Mel has been cremated and will be placed in the Hillcrest Mausoleum at a private family service. Schnider Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Melvin, or Mel as he was known, was born at Alkabo, North Dakota on September 24, 1921. He was one of 14 children born to Peder and Ingeborg Norby. He was baptized and confirmed in what was then known as the Lutheran Free church. Mel enlisted in the Army during World War II in July 1942 and was honorably discharged in September 1945, having served in General Patton’s Third Army Headquarters. He worked for the FA Buttrey Company retail store in the general office as first Vice-President for 30 years. He then worked in the office of the Junkermier, Clark, Campanella and Stevens (JCCS) CPA firm for 10 years. He elected to retire in September 1986.

For the complete obituary and to leave condolences for the family go to www.schniderfuneralhome.com.

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