Milton Norberg, of Brook Park, formerly of Anoka, passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Parmly LifePointes in Chisago City, Minnesota. He was 69 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Chapel in Mora.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service.
Milton Leo Norberg, of Brook Park, MN, passed away on February 1, 2015 at Parmly Life Points Nursing Home in Chisago City, MN. He was 69 years old.
Milton was born September 23, 1945 in Thief River Falls, MN to parents Milton Henry and Agnes (Nissen) Norberg. The family moved to the Anoka area in 1951 where Milton attended school. He served in the U.S. Navy from October 1962 to November 1966 aboard the U.S.S. Roosevelt during the Vietnam War. In 1968 after his honorable discharge from the military he worked at Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant/Arsenal in Arden Hills making 1.55mm Howitzer shells; plus he worked at a foundry in Minneapolis and various auto repair shops.
In 1982 he married Ruth Holm and together they raised Ruth’s three children who he adopted. Milton also had two children from previous marriages. From 1983 to 1989 they lived in Georgia where he learned to drive Semi-trucks; which he continued to do until April of 2014.
Milton enjoyed cooking and canning with his mother, fishing, traveling, playing cards, picnics and parties.
Milton was preceded in death by his father Milton H. Norberg and brother Jerry Norberg.
He is survived by wife of 33 years, Ruth; children Stephen Briggs, Brandon (Alyssa) Golden, Heather Norberg, John (Jenny) Norberg and Shawna Norberg; plus 14 grandchildren; mother Agnes, brothers Chuck, Jon and Lyle, sisters Verna and Sarahann, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service was held on Saturday, Feb. 7th at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora. Inurnment will be at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora.