Dec 30, 2019 5:05 PM

Eddie Olin Norton (1939 - 2019)

Posted Dec 30, 2019 5:05 PM

Eddie Olin Norton, age 80, of Maxwell, Nebraska passed away on December 26, 2019 at Great Plains Health in  North Platte, Nebraska.  

Eddie was born on June 8, 1939 in Limon, Colorado to Otis A. and Fern C. (Cook) Norton.  He attended schools in Genoa and Sterling, Colorado.  He was united in marriage to Margaret Lunkwitz on January 11, 1969 at the First Lutheran Church in North Platte, Nebraska.  Eddie worked for Lincoln County Roads in North Platte as a motor grader operator for 32 years.  He enjoyed spending his time fishing and gardening.

Eddie was preceded in death by his mother and father; brother, James, Leonard, Franklin, Otis and Charles.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Margaret Norton; his son, Bobby (Lorie) Norton; grandsons, Connor (Shelby) Norton and Ethan Norton; and a sister, Opal Palmer.

A memorial has been established in his name.  ONline condolences may be shared at  Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2019 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, 1616 West B Street in North Platte,  with Pastor Arnold Flater officiating.  Burial will follow at Plainview Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska.  Visitation will be from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2019 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in care of arrangements.

Continue Reading North Platte Post
Dec 30, 2019 5:05 PM
Linda A. Kriha  (1946 - 2019)

Linda A. Kriha, age 73, of North Platte, Nebraska passed away on December 28, 2019 at Great Plains Health in North Platte.  Linda was born on July 1, 1946 to Rhudie and Anna Kriha in Lewellen, Nebraska.  Linda was a hard worker throughout her life.

In her retirement, she loved her time volunteering in elementary libraries and classrooms.  Linda helped many young children learn to love reading.

In lieu of a formal service, please honor Linda by taking the time to listen to a child read aloud.

Memorials may be sent to the Great Plains Health Care Foundation.  Online condolences may be shared at

Cremation was chosen and private family services will be held at a later day.  Adams & Swanson Funeral Home at 421 West 4th Street in North Platte is in charge of arrangements.