Obituary Record

David J. (Dave) Norby
Died on 2/22/1952

Norby, David J. “Dave” 2/22/1952

Note: veteran

Printed in the Feb. 28, 1952 Pilot Tribune, Blair, Nebraska

Dave Norby Dead at 60

War Veteran, Blairite Formerly Was a Resident of Oakley

David Norby, 60, Blair resident several year, died Friday noon following a major operation at Veterans Hospital in Omaha.

Former Oakland resident, he had been making his home here at 711 Walker Ave., with his brother, Garfield P. Norby, a retired Blair rural mail carrier.

The funeral was held at the hospital chapel in Omaha Tuesday at 2 p.m. and burial was at Weston, Nebr. Members of Hain-Flynn Post 154, American Legion, of Blair, served as pallbearers.

Mr. Norby was born at Weston Oct. 26, 1891. He was also a former railroad worker and also had worked at the Mead defense plant. He served in the U.S. Army from May 1, 1918 to Febr. 18, 1919, belonging to Co. F of the 8th Ammunition Train.

Surviving him are two brothers, Joseph of Bancroft and Garfield of Blair; and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Jensen of Lincoln.

Mr. Norby was a member of the American Legion for many years.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

Note: Walker Avenue, by the Washington County Courthouse, is today called 16th Street

FindaGrave memorial # 40244402

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 2/28/1952