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 carpentermemorial.com.  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.