Norman Boston

Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 7:45 pm
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Norman "Norm" L. Boston, 61, of Galva, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Ill.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Rux, Galva. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today at Rux. Burial is at Galva Cemetery.
He was born June 5, 1951, in Kewanee, to Merle H. and Erma H. Carr Boston. He married Paula A. Rollins on Aug. 12, 1978.
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Tessa Boston, Galva; son, Nathan Carlson, Galva; brothers, Gary, Lakeland, Fla., Raymond, Bettendorf, Dwren, Galva; and several nieces and nephews.


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