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Information for Edgar Lee Norris
4 June, 1897 - 1 November, 1982
The Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1982

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Edgar Norris
    Graveside services for Edgar Lee Norris, 85, of 319 Kings Rd., Nampa, who died Monday, Nov. 1, at his home, will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Major Edward E. World of the Nampa Salvation Army officiating.  Friends may meet at the cemetery.
    He was born June 4, 1897, at Nobob, Ky.  At an early age he moved with his family to Eagle, Neb.  He married Anna Helen Wilhelm on Aug. 6, 1919, at Denton, Neb.  They farmed in Nebraska until moving to Colorado in 1929.  While in Colorado he farmed and did carpentry work.  In 1950 the family moved to Nampa to make their home.  He worked as a park attendant in Nampa until he retired.  Mrs. Norris preceded him in death on Feb. 28,1980.
    He is survived by one son, Donald W. Norris, Anchorage, Alaska; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Christiansen, Albuquerque, N.M. ; three grandchildren, Lee Lorris, Nampa, Terri Christiansen and Gary Christiansen, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; two great-granddaughters, Lori Norris and Angel Marie Norris.
    He also was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel all day today and Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
    Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

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