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“The video brought back many wonderful memories of my time in Lockport and of the Norton family. My deepest sympathy to all of the family, especially...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Beverly Startz Aiwohi - Kaneohe, HI

“Sorry for your loss, sending prayers to the family. ”
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“Uncle Kenny, we will always remember you.Bob and Linda Svoboda ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Robert Svoboda - Cincinnati, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with the families. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Shelley D'Amico - New Lenox, IL

“To the family....we knew Ken a long time. He was a friend, neighbor, and former employer. We know he will be missed. Jerry and Cheryl SeilCamdenton,...Read More »
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“Our most sincere condolences to the Family of Ken Norton. What a special man who when he visited our offices would bring a smile to all. We will...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: TIMM Electric, Inc. - Joliet, IL

“Please accept my sympathy to my best friends family ”
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“Ken was a wonderful man and left us all with great memories. The video memorial really shows the joy he brought to so many lives. Keeping all of you...Read More »
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“My deepest condolences to the Norton Family. Kenny was a former co-worker and great friend and will be sorely missed. I'm going to miss you popping...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Laurie Thrasher - Crest Hill, IL

“Our deepest Condolences to the Norton family,Ken was a work associate and good friend,ke will be missed. Joe Troha & Betty CorpJoliet , Ill. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: joseph troha - joliet, IL

“Warm wishes to Uncle Kenny's loved ones and friends. My memories of him include fast cars,dimpled smiles and a kind heart. Rest in peace. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Mattis - Stone Lake, WI

“Ken was an outgoing and cheerful person, was always ready to lend a helping hand. I am keeping all of Ken's and our family in my prayers. ”
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Age 77, of Shorewood passed away Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at his home in Shorewood.

Kenneth is survived by his loving family, children, Scott (Stacey) Norton, Michele Norton, Jennifer Norton, Jeff (Brenda) Norton, former wife, Jayne Norton (Terlep), step-children, John Persic III, Amanda Persic, Brittany Persic, siblings, Roseanne Wilson, Shirley Lindberg, grandchildren, Catie Norton, Jacob Norton, Tyler Norton, Reece Norton, Cade Norton, step-grandchildren, Paige Persic, Taylor Persic, Colin Persic, Ethan Persic, Isabella Lardi, Carter Persic and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Harold & Pearl Norton (Rossio), wife, Suzanne Norton (Miller), siblings, Harold Norton, Betty Svoboda and Joe Bertot.

Kenneth was a graduate of Lockport Central High School class of 1958. He was an extremely gifted basketball player during his high school years and also played for Joliet Junior College. Kenneth was the President and Owner of Joliet Construction Company which was established in 1973. He was a former member of the Will County Contractors Association and attended St. Jude Catholic Church in New Lenox.

Family will receive friends at Goodale Memorial Chapel, 912 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, on Friday, January 26th, 2018 from 9:00 AM until time of the funeral service at 12:00 PM. Interment will be private. For information, or 815-838-1533.

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