Friday, May 06, 2005

Obituary: Jon M. Narum - Class of 1955

MADISON - Jon M. Narum, age 67, of Fitchburg, died on Tuesday, May 3, 2005. Jon was born on Sept. 24, 1937, to Lester L. and Ruth (Myer) Narum in Madison. He attended Central High School, and after graduating, he entered the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Norfolk, Va., and was aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Meredith. After leaving the Navy, he married and moved back to Wisconsin where he worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Several years later, he moved his wife and daughter back to Roanoke, Va., where he lived and worked as a plasterer until his retirement. He then moved back to Wisconsin. Jon is survived by four children, Peggy (Charles) Phillips, Brenda Powell, John Narum and Joey Narum; he had eight grandchildren, Craig, Jeremy and Aleasha Phillips, Jessica, Amy and Michael Narum, and Zachary and Rebecca Narum; and he had two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Dakota. Jon is also survived by a sister, Nancy (Bruce) Angeli; and a brother, Michael (Glendora) Narum. He will be sadly missed by nieces; a nephew; other relatives; and many friends. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2005, at the ELLESTAD FUNERAL HOME, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday at the ELLESTAD FUNERAL HOME. Ellestad Funeral Home & Crematory

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on May 6, 2005

Note Jon Narum's class year is based on information in the 1955 Tychoberahn, where he is pictured among the graduating seniors.

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