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Information for Charlotte G. Michener Norquist
14 August, 1913 - 31 January, 1992
The Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1992

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Charlotte Norquist
    Charlotte G. Norquist, 78, of Nampa, died Friday, Jan. 31, 1992, at a Boise hospital.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, with the Rev. Father Milt Holmes of Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa, officiating.  Services are under the direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mrs. Norquist was born Aug. 14, 1913, in Nampa to Fred G. and Lola F. Miller Michener.  She grew up and attended Nampa schools, graduating from Nampa High School in 1931.  She then attended Link's Business College in Boise. Thereafter, she worked for the Caldwell News-Tribune as a re-porter and in the press room.  She Married Wm. C. Norquist Nov. 29, 1941, in Boise.  Mr. Norquist was in the Army Air Corps, and when the Pearl Harbor attack came eight days later, he was sent to the Aleutian Islands.  He later served in England and after Normandy served in France and Germany.  They lived at several different duty stations to which he was attached.  He retired in December 1959, and they returned to Nampa.  He died July 7,1990.
    Charlotte was a member of the Episcopal Church.  She and Bill were both members of the Idaho Archaeological Society and each had devoted 20 years of volunteer service to that organization.  She won centennial recognition for meritorious service in 1991.
    Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Maxwell B. and Teri Norquist of Caldwell; a brother, Ben F. Michener of Nampa; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
    She was preceded in death by her parents.



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