Norris G. Thorstad
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Loving Husband and Father Co-Owner Globe Builders Inc. Age 85 of Shoreview died Nov. 3, 2010 at his home surrounded by family. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Nettie, brother, Merlin; daughter-in-law, Gayle. Survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Anna; children, Wesley (Mary), David, Kaye (Todd) Grossmann and Steven (Teri); grandchildren, Jonathan (fiancee Rebecca), Karina (Dan) McKnight, Erin, Kimberly, Kristopher (fiancee Stephanie), Eric, Kyle, Jennifer (Ian) Nash, Joel, Kristen, and Kelsey; great grandchildren, Brittany, Laryssa, Anna, Kaitlin, Blake and Nathan; sisters-in-law, Mary Thorstad and Marion Booth; many other relatives and friends. Norris was a charter member of his church, member of Rosetown American Legion Post #542, Norske Torske Klubben and was a life-time member of Carpenters Union #87. Norris was a WWII Army Veteran and an avid outdoorsman. Visitation Sunday (TODAY) 4-6 PM at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL Funeral Home, 515 Hwy 96 at Mackubin, Shoreview. Funeral service Monday 11:00 AM (visitation 10 AM) at INCARNATION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4880 Hodgson Road, Shoreview. Interment Incarnation Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Incarnation Lutheran Church or Healtheast Hospice.

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Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7, 2010.
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