Edward Donald Nortrom

Nortrom, Edward Donald Devoted husband and father. Age 85, passed away Monday, June 20th, at his home in Anoka with family and friends by his side. Edward was born November 9, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN to Vera and Edward Sr. Edward enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1953 and served as an airplane mechanic until his honorable discharge in 1961. Edward married his high school sweetheart, Petra, in 1955 and were each other's lifelong companion. They were blessed with five children; Karen, Steven, Mark, Troy, and Michael. Edward is preceded in death by his daughter, Karen, and son, Mark. He is survived by his wife, Petra and children, Steven (Julie), Troy (Elizabeth), and Michael along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A private service is planned at Fort Snelling.