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Published December 26, 2012, 12:00 AM

Norval Lien

Norval Lien passed away on December 21, 2012 at Villa Maria nursing home in Fargo.

Norval was born February 5, 1920 near Erie, MN, the son of Nils and Annetta Lien. He grew up in the Cottonwood, MN area, attended rural school and moved with the family to rural Montevideo in 1940. Based at Bergstrom Field at Austin, TX, he served with the US Air Force from 1942-1945. In 1946 he was united in marriage to June Brusven at Cottonwood, MN. In 1958 he was united in marriage to Grace Kelly at Portland, ND, where he was engaged in plumbing and trenching until 1968. From that time until his retirement he lived in Moorhead, MN and was employed by the US Postal Service as a Star Route Mail contractor. In his retirement he enjoyed spending time with friends and family in Wellton, AZ and Montevideo, MN. Among his many interests were gardening, fishing and reading.

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