Eleanor Elaine (Johnson) Norton

February 10, 1932 ~ July 12, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old



Age 91 of Minnetonka, passed away on

July 12, 2023. Preceded in death by her

parents, siblings, husband and oldest son Michael.

Married to her late husband Robert

"Bob" for 66 years.  Wife, homemaker and wonderful mother

of four. Holiday's always involved her Norwegian/

Scandinavian heritage by making Lefse, Krumkake and 

Lutefisk.   Loved bowling, sewing, reading, playing cards, gardening,

 painting and the color blue.  Bob and her spent their

 retirement years traveling, reading, and working on puzzles. 

 Enjoyed their summers at the lake, winters in Florida and

Arizona.  Her greatest joy was being with her family.

 Survived by her children; daughter in law Bridget Norton, 

Tina (Kevin) Pashina, Tom (Julie) Norton,

and Lavena Wilhelm (Jonathan Smith). Grandchildren; 

Stephanie (Ryan) Olson, Christopher (Anita) Norton,

 Ray (Tori) Norton, David (Kayla) Pashina, Erin Pashina,

Matthew (Sarah) Norton, Katherine Norton, Tyler (Brienna)

Wilhelm, Sara (Dustin) Foth. And great-grandchildren;

Savannah (Brian) Rajchel, Morgan Olson, Rocco Olson,

Graham Norton, Waylin Norton, Evan Pashina, Isabela 

Norton, Evie Wilhelm and Indy Wilhelm.

 She was born February 10, 1932 in the town of Clitherall, in Ottertail County,

 MN. She was the youngest of 5 children and enjoyed being the baby of

the family. She leaves behind a large extended family and many

friends who loved her.  She was a kind-hearted soul, always supportive 

and  will be greatly missed.

Memorial service and celebration of life on Tuesday, July 25th

at the David Lee Funeral Home, 1220 Wayzata Blvd.

 Wayzata, MN 55391. Visitation at 11 am and service 

at 12pm. Lunch to follow.  In Lieu of flowers, 

the family requests donations to the Arboretum

of MN or donor's charity of choice.  Private interment

at Fort Snelling, at a later date.










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Celebration of Life
July 25, 2023

11:00 AM
David Lee Funeral Chapel
1220 East Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN 55391


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