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Marilyn Ann Norton

June 6, 1940 ~ July 1, 2017 (age 77)

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July 11, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Drinkwine Family Mortuary
999 West Littleton Boulevard
Littleton, CO 80120

Funeral Mass
July 12, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
6853 South Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80120

Marilyn Ann Norton

Born June 6, 1940 in St. Paul Minnesota to Eleanor and Raymond Roehl and graduated Wilson High School.  She married her High School sweetheart Patrick on October 25, 1958. They bought their first home in St. Paul but soon moved to Fremont California and eventually to Littleton Colorado in 1966.

Married 58 years to her devoted husband Patrick. She has three daughters Barbara, Kathleen and Sandra.  Seven grandchildren Christine, Holly, Jessica, Jacob, Tyler, Brandon and Dylan

She was very active with her daughter’s Blue Bird and Campfire Girls organizations and later with their Heritage High School gymnastics and cheerleading. She was a member of the Bata Sigma Phi sorority and quickly assumed executive responsibilities with that organization. Marilyn enjoyed her friends and activities in the Red Hat Society.

Marilyn was a Technical Writer working both as a independent contractor and regular employee at KN Energy and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. She retired in 2006.

During retirement she and her husband enjoyed vacationing in Mazatlan Mexico for months at a time. While in Mazatlan she developed a passion for painting and studied under Bertha Camarena a well known painting teacher. Marilyn’s paintings can be seen in homes across the country. Marilyn loved cooking and enjoyed trying new recipes. She played bridge, poker and Mexican Train.

Viewing and visitation Tuesday 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Drinkwine Family Chapel with Funeral Mass Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church.


Heavenly Father, Lord our God


This is Marilyn Ann Norton. She is my wife and the mother of our three daughters Barbara, Kathie and Sandra and grandmother to our seven grandchildren Christine, Holly, Jessica, Jacob, Tyler, Brandon and Dylan. Daughter to Eleanor and Ray and sister to Tomas. Granddaughter to Marie.


 She is a loving and caring person. She is very talented and hard working. She is an artist having painted many beautiful paintings. She has many friends. All here loved her very much.  We miss her terribly and our hearts are breaking with sadness.


Please take her into you arms and welcome her into your heavenly kingdom. Let her hurt no more. Give her everlasting peace and joy.


Help us understand why she was taken from us so that we can be joyful knowing that she is with you in heaven. Give us the strength to continue our lives without her but with the memory of her. We will always love and remember her in our hearts, minds and dreams.


We ask this of you Heavenly Father, Lord our God.



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