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Obituaries

November 22, 2013

NORMAN D. ANGELL

TUCSON, Ariz. — Norman D. Angell, 82, Tucson, Ariz., went to be with his Heavenly Father on Nov. 16, 2013.

He was born Nov. 2, 1931, in Berwyn, the second of three children to Charles and Florence (Wilson) Angell.

He attended Danville High School, Eureka College and Milwaukee School of Engineering. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War.

On Oct. 24, 1959, he married Patricia Jean Kelly in Danville. They lived in Grove City, Ohio until 1971, when they moved to Tucson, Ariz. There he worked with his father at Jerry’s Auto Parts, a family-owned business.

In Ohio, he worked as a technical writer. Norman had a deep faith in Christ and was a loving, caring and gentle man dedicated to his family. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participate in church, school and sports activities. He also enjoyed animals, woodworking and the outdoors.

He is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Merlin Kelly; and brothers-in-law Mike Kelly and Jerry Harper.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters, Kelly (Fili) Islas, Karla Angell-Holmes and Teresa Angell; son, Eric (Chris) Angell; and grandchildren, Kyle, Katie, Kevin, Jordyn, Rachel, Mark, Jacob and Sara. He also is survived by his sisters, Beverly Harper and Bobbie (Ron) Larsen; sister-in-law, Mary Jean (Roger) Southorn; mother-in-law, Alberta Kelly; and nephews and nieces Mike Harper, John Kelly, Lori Melchi, Temple Smolen, Sue Hendrickson and Nancy Kelly.

Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Adair Funeral Homes-Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave., Oro Valley, Ariz. Funeral Service will follow at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Casa de la Luz Hospice Foundation.

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