Norma Alice Cartwright
Norma Alice Cartwright, 85, of Vernon Hill, Va., died peacefully Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, in Cloquet with her loving family by her side. She was born May 22, 1921, in Cloquet to Orrin and Laura (Fish) Wait. Norma attended Cloquet High School. She m...
Norma Alice Cartwright, 85, of Vernon Hill, Va., died peacefully Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, in Cloquet with her loving family by her side. She was born May 22, 1921, in Cloquet to Orrin and Laura (Fish) Wait. Norma attended Cloquet High School. She married Don Russell Cartwright on July 7, 1938, in Carlton. She worked as an aide for Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet and Dr. Butler's Maternity Hospital delivering babies. She also owned and operated a home upholstery shop and was a homemaker. Norma loved her gardening with a passion. She also enjoyed quilting, digging for and collecting bottles, hunting, rug weaving, doing ceramics, making dolls, working on genealogy, and she loved the little babies. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Don; daughter, Sharon; son, Don; grandson, Russell; parents; four brothers; and one sister.
She is survived by one son, Kevin (Tamara) of Esko; two daughters, Marilyn Johnson and Deborah (Jim) King, both of Vernon Hill, Va.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Norma was the last survivor of Orrin and Laura Wait.
A Celebration of Norma's life was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet.
Arrangements entrusted to Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.northlandfuneralhome.com .
January 24, 2007
- Cloquet, Minn.