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John Norman Edwards
September 29, 1936–January 9, 2020

John Norman Edwards, 83, of Lebanon, Oregon passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2020. He was born in Gallatin, Missouri to Jonathan W.T. and Lida Mae (Troxel) Edwards.

Norm lived in Oregon from 1945 until 1953. He graduated from high school in Missouri, and then returned to Oregon in 1955.

He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He was an Airman First Class. He received Airman of the Month in Kansas.

Norm Held several jobs, including nine years as a postal carrier in Corvallis. He was a business owner in Sweet Home for 14 years until forced to retire due to ill health.

John Norman Edwards



He loved fishing, model trains, and sports activities with children and grandchildren.

Norm is survived by his wife of 64 years, Janet Edwards, of Lebanon; daughter Theresa Lynn and her husband (Pete) Lindstrom of Winchester; sons John Blane and his wife Danna Edwards of Lebanon, David Wayne and his wife Linda Edwards of Fort Worth, Texas, Brian Dean and his wife Diane Edwards of Albany; twelve grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by brothers Harold Edwards in 1999 and Jerry Edwards in 2018.

Viewing will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 17th, at Lebanon Mennonite Church. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Graveside service with military honors will be at 2:30 p.m., January 17th, at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

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