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Jesse Yale Norris

August 14, 1927 - November 23, 2016

Obituary


Jesse Yale Norris, 89, of Sun City, AZ passed away November 23, 2016. Jesse was born in Peoria, Illinois August 14, 1927 to Walter Yale Norris and Ethel Hazel Short. He worked as an elementary school teacher in Fort Wayne, Indiana and retired in 1988. Jesse was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow. When he and his wife moved to Sun City, AZ, he joined the Sun City Sherriff's Posse. He served 29 years in the posse and was a board member and a duty officer. Jesse...

Jesse Yale Norris, 89, of Sun City, AZ passed away November 23, 2016. Jesse was born in Peoria, Illinois August 14, 1927 to Walter Yale Norris and Ethel Hazel Short. He worked as an elementary school teacher in Fort Wayne, Indiana and retired in 1988. Jesse was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow. When he and his wife moved to Sun City, AZ, he joined the Sun City Sherriff's Posse. He served 29 years in the posse and was a board member and a duty officer. Jesse was also a member of the West Valley Genealogy Association. He is preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Patricia. He is survived by his wife Marguerite of 68 years, brother Charles Richard Norris, three sister-in-law's Dorothy Grigg, Rita Reed and Donna Romanowski, children Diana Dickson, David Yale Norris (Beverly), Wanda Pitzele (Perry) and Kathy Norris, seven grandchildren Christine Simpson (Daniel), Catherine Gardener (Brian), Denise Stiglich (Mathew), Patrick Dickson (Samantha), James David Dickson (Maria), Joel Pitzele, Rachel Pitzele, and eight great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Lakeview United Methodist Church of Sun City on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.