Gregory Norton, Age 70, of Petersburg, died at 12:29 p.m. on October 12, 2011 at Mason District Hospital. He was born December 31, 1940 in Ladysmith, WI to Lyle Marvin and Lucille Sibinski Norton. He married Dixie J. Fulton on December 2, 1968 and she preceded him in death on February 24, 2011. He is also preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by one daughter: Dori (Jim) Stuart of Valley Springs, CA; three sons: Donald G. Norton of Antioch, CA, Gregory V. (Stephanie) Norton and Christopher (Charissa) Norton both of Petersburg; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister: Sharon Norton of Chetek, WI; two brothers: Lyle Thomas (Janet) Norton of Grey Cloud, MN and Lee (Ann) Norton of Niagra, WI and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Gregory was a United States Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of AOPA and EAA. He was a retired corporate pilot. He was a resident of Petersburg since 1998.
Graveside Service: Msgr. Carl Kemme will officiate graveside services at 11 am, Friday, October 28, 2011 at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Weyerhaeuser, WI where military honors will be conducted.