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Norma Elaine Larson Berg
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1928
Beltrami County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1995
San Diego County
California, USA

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Norma Larson
Age: 1 4/12
Estimated birth year: 1929
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: granddaughter
Living with: parents, and Andrew Larson, age 80
Home in 1930: Lammers, Beltrami, Minnesota
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Minnesota
Mother's birthplace: Minnesota
Occupation: none
Sibling living at home: Ramon (age 3 6/12)
Census place: Lammers, Beltrami, Minnesota; Roll: 1079; Page: ; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 837.0
Date: 4 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Norma Larson
Age: 11
Estimated birth year: 1929
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1940: Lammers, Beltrami, Minnesota
Address: section 13
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: 5
Living on farm: yes
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Ramon (age 13), Carole Jane (6), and Gerald (4)
Census place: Lammers, Beltrami, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1906; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 4-30
Date: 29 Apr 1940

Norma (known as Patty Layne) was a professional singer with sister Carole. They worked in many of the top night spots around Los Angeles during the post war period. Patty also worked in an aircraft plant for many years. She was a bookkeeper and business advisor for her sister. "Patty" Larson was born Norma Elaine Larson but used "Patty Layne" as a stage name along with her sister, Carole Jane Larson who used the stage name "Carol Layne" and they were known in the music industry as the "Layne Sisters." They performed with several big name bands of the era and appeared in a few shorts but never achieved the big time as stars.

Extract from the California Death Index, 1940-1997:
Name: Norma Elaine Johnson
SSN: 474-12-4594
Birth date: 27 Nov 1928
Death date: 29 Sep 1995
Birth place: Minnesota
Death place: San Diego county
Mother maiden: Johnson
Father last: Larson

(1) Jodi Anne Berg
(2) Matthew Jason Berg.

Grandchildren: Jay Allen Campbell, Jeremy Wayne Caldwell, Rebecca Anne Caldwell, Gillian Berg, and Greyson Berg.
Family links: 
  Herbert Reynold Larson (1903 - 2004)
  Edith V Larson (1909 - 1984)
  Jay Alton Berg (1927 - 1972)*
  Mavis Audrey Larson (1924 - 1924)*
  Ramon Herbert Larson (1926 - 1974)*
  Norma Elaine Larson Berg (1928 - 1995)
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Other.
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Nov 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120246816
Norma Elaine <i>Larson</i> Berg
Added by: Richard Rhode
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