Baker City, Oregon

Fred L. Norwood Sr., 82, of Baker City died April 22, 2002 at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Boise.

There will be a memorial service later at Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., in Las Vegas, Nev. Local funeral arrangements are under the direction of Coles Funeral Home.

Fred was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Natural Bridge, Ala. A former 20- year resident of Las Vegas, Nev., he had lived in Baker City for the past 10 years. He was a retired U.S. Air Force major. He had served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam conflict. He was also a 49-year member of the Masonic Lodge.

Fred was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy I. Norwood.

Survivors include his daughter, Marci Seltzer, and son, Fred L. Norwood Jr. of Las Vegas; daughter, Nancy Curtiss of Baker City; sister-in-law, Patricia Weekley of Clovis, N.M.; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. John’s Masonic Lodge at Pioche, Nev. This may be done through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 26, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor