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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Richard Norton

   Services for Dr. Richard C. Norton, 66, 15153 Northville Road, Plymouth widely known in state medical circles, were at 2 p.m. Monday at the Brethren Church in Beaverton with the Rev. Randall Roose officiating. Burial was in Dale Cemetery. He died in University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Friday. Born July 25, 1901, at Dalton, Mass., he graduated from the Yale University Medical School in 1925, served his internship at New Haven, Conn., Hospital, and his residency at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

   He served with the Medical Corps, U.S. Army, during World War II with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He also had seen service with the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as the medical staff of Battle Creek Sanatorium, Harper Hospital, Detroit, and Veterans Administrations Hospital, Detroit.

   Dr. Norton and the former Elva McKimmy McCourt were married in 1955 in Cumberland, Md. She is a former Gladwin County resident. Surviving are his widow, Elva; a daughter, Mrs. Leslie Viereck, of Alaska; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Wilbur Berryman, of Plymouth; a stepson, James McCourt, Brownville, Tex.; and a brother Prof. William B. Norton, Wellesley Hills, Mass.; and four grandchildren. Hall Funeral Home was in charge of the services

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Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
Med. Corps US Army WWII Lt. Col.
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:6
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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