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Franklin "Frank" Norton


Franklin "Frank" Norton, 85, passed away March 10, 2020, at Taylor House Hospice.
Frank was born Aug. 7, 1934, in Honey Creek Township, Iowa, to Leo and Florence Norton. He graduated from Marengo High School in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army. Frank was united in marriage to Peg Norton on Flag Day, June 14, 1958. He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 44 years, was one of the founding members of the Carlisle Boy Scouts and served as scoutmaster for a number of years. He retired from Warren County in 1999, where he worked as a surveyor for many years. Frank was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Carlisle and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, camping, playing cribbage, working with his hands, home repairs and woodworking.
Frank is survived by his children, Pam Snyder, Paula (Mark) Caskey, Pat (Karen) Norton and Todd Norton; grandchildren, Donny, Rick and Betsy Snyder, A.J., Parker and Bailey Caskey, Jaret, Brady and Alaina Norton and Nash Norton; and his great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Bentlee and Rae Snyder and Ali Snyder and Noah Humble.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Peg Norton; children, Tom Norton and Theresa Norton; parents; twin brother in infancy, Fred Norton; and a sister in infancy.
The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, with the rosary recited at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 2566 Scotch Ridge Rd., in Carlisle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 16, at the church. Frank will be laid to rest with military honors at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Calvary Cemetery in Marengo, Iowa.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Frank.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com.
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