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Norval Gene Waller

Norval Gene Waller
Norval Gene Waller
- June 8, 2018

Norval Gene Waller was born in Belden, Nebraska on December 4, 1933 to Robert Leroy and Gertrude Mae Griggs Waller. He died at The Denver Hospice in Aurora, Colorado on November 8, 2017 following a five week illness with a sinus abscess that led to a serious brain infection.

Norval grew up on the family farm with his older brother and sister, Everett Edwin and Roberta Mae. He graduated from Carroll High School, Carroll, Nebraska, in 1951. Following a year at Wayne State College and farming with his dad, he entered the United States Army in 1953. Growing up, Norval was involved in 4H, played baseball and basketball. He had many stories to tell about adventures with cousins and friends. Norval was a lifelong Cornhusker fan.

Norval married Betty Lou Bremer of Holstein, Iowa, on June 12, 1954 in Holstein, Iowa. After Norval’s discharge from the Army during which time they lived in Maryland, they first farmed in NE Nebraska then moved to the Holstein, Iowa area. Norval and Betty had three children, Kimberly Lou, Kathlene Sue and Matthew G.

On July 19, 1983, Norval and Cynthia Ann Iwers of South Sioux City, Nebraska, were married in Cherokee, Iowa. In March of 1984, they and Cindy’s two daughters, Beth Marie Lill and Kara Noelle Lill, moved to Sundance, Wyoming and welcomed Megan Lea into the world.

Norval and Cindy purchased the Bear Lodge Motel in Sundance, Wyoming on May 1, 1984. He had fulfilled a lifelong dream of attending auction school during the winter of 1982 and enjoyed calling many small and volunteer auctions over the years. Norval became a licensed real estate agent and worked for Rose Zella Proctor; later he became a broker. He very much loved this occupation.

Norval is survived by his wife, Cindy, of Sundance; five daughters, Kim and Jim Christensen of Titusville, Florida; Kathy and Kevin Mabry of Fort Collins, Colorado, Beth Lill (Bob Vore) and Kara Brooks of Sundance, Wyoming; Megan and Casey Allen of Green River, Wyoming, and son, Matt and Cindy Waller of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; ten grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Norval was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister in law, Everett and Lucille Waller; sister and brother in law, Roberta and Rod Stahl; and two granddaughters, Kate Waller Mabry and Grace Waller Allen.

A celebration of life will be held on June 16, 2018 at Clarenbach Park, south of his home in Sundance, Wyoming, following a memorial service at 10am at the Sundance United Methodist Church.

. Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com

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