Jan. 20, 1894 Leonard Cass County North Dakota, USA
Dec. 24, 1978 Detroit Lakes Becker County Minnesota, USA
Peter Norby 1894-1978
Peter Norby, 84, Bagley, died Sunday at St. Mary's Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 29, at 1 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with Rev. M. C. Davig officiating. Burial will be in the Bagley City Cemetery under the direction of the Cease Funeral Home. Mr. Norby was born January 20, 1894 in Leonard, North Dakota, moving to rural Bagley in 1902 and had resided here since. He was a veteran of WWI, a member of Faith Lutheran Church and a charter member of Irvin Blix Post 16 of the American Legion. He was married to Ruth Eisley November 1, 1919 in Bagley. Survivors include his wife Ruth of Bagley, four daughters, Mrs. Jim (Wilma) Smith of Lake City, Michigan; Mrs. Laurel Gregory of Afton, New York; Mrs. Dorothy Tollefson of Medford, Oregon; Mrs. Ervin (Ruth) Foldoe of Bagley; eight sons, Allen of Afton, New York; Harley of Ft. Harrison, Montana; Merlin of Washington, D. C. ; Kenneth of Coon Rapids; LeRoy of Minneapolis; Darryl, New Hope; Bruce, Louisiana; Winston, Two harbors; one brother, Avle Norby of Bagley; two sisters, Alice Smith of Shevlin and Anna Alfson of Lynnwood, Washington; 34 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.