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Arthur James Norby

Arthur James Norby

Arthur James Norby, 89, Palm Desert, CA., passed away November 23, 2017. He was born in Aberdeen, S.D. March 4, 1928. He grew up and attended Central High School in Fargo, North Dakota. After a term in the Navy, he graduated from NDSU in 1952. He married Jean Molland on June 18, 1951. He worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for 30 years. Upon retiring from NWB, he started a company to manufacture decorator telephones. After several years of marketing consulting, he was one of the founders of the NWB Retiree Association and the National Retiree Legislative Network (NRLN) where he served as President. He attended graduate school at the age of 80 to be a certified history teacher, and his last years were focused on the study of history. He is survived by his wife, 4 children-3 girls-Debra, Susan and Cynthia - 1 son, Scott. He is also survived by 3 grandsons, Christopher, Kevin, and Douglas.