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Duane "Post" B. Norton

Died: Fri., Aug. 6, 1948

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Duane "Post" B. Norton was born in Burley, Idaho on August 6, 1948. He later moved to Blackfoot and then settled in Pocatello. He attended Roosevelt Elementary, Alameda Jr. High and Graduated from Pocatello High School in 1967. After graduating he attended Idaho State University.
He met his soul mate and love of his life, Lynda Honas (and her son John, age 8), in 1978 and have been together ever since.
Duane joined the National Guard out of high school and was active for four years. He worked for Bannock Cleaning, Anderson Lumber, and moved pipe in the summer during high school. After graduating college, he was employed by Western State Equipment and was a loyal employee for 40 years, where he recently retired in July, 2013. Duane thoroughly enjoyed those he worked for and with.
He was an Eagle Scout and earned his Duty to God Award and received his Arrow of Light Award. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Duane enjoyed his annual Canada fishing trips with Jerry Hall and Ken Covert and the rest of the gang.
Duane loved hunting, fishing, car shows, Corvette runs, watching grandkids play sports; he loved the outdoors, and coin as well as gun collecting. He hated yard work and cleaning. He was very good at tinkering on cars and fixing stuff.
He was always there for you, whatever you needed. If he could help, he would.
Duane is survived by his mother, Dorothy Norton; soul mate, Lynda Honas; son, John (Tina) Pein; grandsons, J.T. Pein and Sage Pein, all of Pocatello; brothers, Dan (Karen) Norton, of Florence, Oregon, and Brian (Jerri) Norton, of Elko, Nevada; sisters, LaRae (R.B.) Long and Janet Heiner, both of Pocatello; sister, Julie (Chad) Marlow, of Blackfoot, Idaho.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ray B. Norton; great nephew, Kristopher Madden Kelly; grandparents, Percy and Emma Worthington and Henry and LaVina Norton.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at the Colonial Funeral Home (2005 S 4th Avenue). A viewing will be held on Thursday, October 24, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and also one hour prior to service on Friday at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow services at Mountain View Cemetery with military honors by the Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard.
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Jim & Pat Lowder
   Posted Tue October 22, 2013
Rest in Peace (Duanee) as I (Pat) called him, you will definitely be missed. You were such a sweet soul and special friend. We send many blessing to all those that loved him know that he will be missed by so many. May God bless you all!

Di Calevro
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
Oh you guys I can't even think of what to say! I wish I could be there Friday but I will be in spirit. I wish you speedy healing in your hearts for the void that will be there without him. I am so sorry for your loss. Much love and prayers. Di

Judy Cole
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
I was so sorry to hear of Duane's passing. I am so glad that I was able to see him in February. I had a nice visit with him. He was a kind and gentle man. He will be greatly missed! My thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With Love,
His cousin...Judy Worthington Cole

Judy Cole
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
I was so sorry to hear of Duane's passing. I am so glad that I was able to see him in February. I had a nice visit with him. He was a kind and gentle man. He will be greatly missed! My thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With Love,
His cousin... Judy Worthington Cole

Jennifer Permann
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
I'm so sorry to read about your fathers death. I hope you find comfort in the good memories you have.

Steve & Bobette Thompson
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
Linda & Family,
Very sad to hear about Post passing away. He was a great man & friend. Our hearts go out to you all for your loss.

Sue Teeter
   Posted Fri October 25, 2013
Lynda and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know that Post was the absolute love of your life. We are so glad that we got to stand a visit with your guys at the fair. If you need anything at all, please call me. My thoughts and prayers go with the whole family. I will not be able to attend the service do to sickness, but my heart is with you all. Love and prayers, Sue and Rod Teeter

LaRae Long (sister to Duane)
   Posted Sun November 10, 2013
Yes. Duane will be greatly missed. He is a great man. He was such a good friend to many. A
lways there to help out in any way he could. It is so shocking to us all. Thank you for being such a good friend to him. I hope he
rests in peace. If you know anything about Duane you know how he worried about everything. My mother is missing him really bad right now as we all are. Thank you so much for thinking about us and for your thoughts on Duane.

LaRae Long (sister to Duane)
   Posted Sun November 10, 2013
Thank you so very much for your thoughts and prayers. We do really miss Duane, especially his mother. She is not doing very well right now. Duane is a good man. He will definitely be missed by many. So sorry that you could not be there. Much love to you.

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