Richard Norberg

Nov. 14, 1930-Jan. 25, 2020

Richard D. Norberg, Lis-

on, formerly of Butte,

passed away Saturday,

January 25, 2020 at the

North Dakota Soldiers

Home in Lisbon.

Richard Don Norberg,

son of George W. and Til-

lie (Lundbeck) Norberg,

was born November 14,

1930 at Butte, ND. He was

raised in the Butte area

and attended Dogden Dis-

trict School. Richard be-

gan working on the family

farm at an early age.

On October 25, 1951,

Richard entered the Unit-

ed States Army and

served his country during

the Korean War. Upon re-

ceiving his honorable

discharge in 1953, he

worked for the Butte

Elevator, the Minot City

Works Department and

held several jobs in the

Butte area through the

years. His life in Butte

was made much easier by

friends and family, but

mostly by his beloved

nurse, Jerrilyn Johnson.

Richard had been a

resident of the North

Dakota Veterans Home in

Lisbon since January of

2015 and, while there, he

attended baseball games,

fishing trips and casino

trips. He enjoyed playing

cards and working on

puzzles. The Veterans

Home employees and

residents became his new

family and their accep-

tance and respect for him

was greatly appreciated.

He proudly displayed his

Purple Heart Medal and

other military medals

which were framed and

hung on his wall. The

event in his life which he

deemed remarkable was

his trip to Washington,

D.C., on the Honor Flight.

Richard loved his

nieces and nephews and

treated them like his own

children, always

remembering them at

Christmas with his popu-

lar $2 bills or reaching in

his pocket where he al-

ways had a coin or two for


He also loved his

church family and seldom

missed services and the

fellowship with goodies

before and after. Richard

was a simple man with a

simple lifestyle.

He was a member of St.

Paul Lutheran Church

where he was baptized

and confirmed, and the

Lawrence E. Meidl Ameri-

can Legion Post #270 of


Left to mourn are: his

brother, Clarence (Mar-

garet) Norberg of Palm

Coast, FL; his sister, Eun-

ice Teyler of Alamosa,

CO; sister-in-law, Lena

Norberg of Kildeer; and

many nieces, nephews,

cousins and friends as

well as the staff at the ND

Veterans Home in Lisbon.

Richard was preceded

in death by: his parents;

brothers, Floyd (Dorothy),

Earl (Marjo), Gerald (Lila

& Arlene), Arnold, Glenn,

Dale (Dorothy); sister,

Marjorie (Walter) McBeth;

nephews, Rick Norberg,

Baby Boy McBeth and

Gregory Norberg; nieces,

Doreen McDermott, Tracy

Lynne Teyler and Molly

Bea Teyler-Smith and

brother-in-law, Harvey


Richard’s family prefers

memorials be given to St.

Paul Lutheran Church in

Butte, the Butte American

Legion Post or a charity of

your choice.

Funeral: Wednesday,

January 29, 2020 at 11:00

at St. Paul Lutheran

Church in Butte.

Visitation: One hour be-

fore the funeral at the

church on Wednesday.

Burial: Butte Cemetery

later in the spring.

Arrangements with Nel-

son Funeral Home of


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