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Norville, Kenneth E.
Kenneth E. Norville, age 82 of Galesburg, died at 10:55 pm Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.

He was born on February 18, 1930 in Galesburg, the son of Harry and Blanche (Reed) Norville. He married Mera Fengel in Galesburg.

Ken is survived by his wife, Mera; two sons, Nick (and Sharon) Norville of Longmont, Colorado and Kevin Norville of Glasford; one daughter, Shawna of Galesburg; and several grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother, Dewayne Norville of Galesburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, nine sisters and four brothers.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Galesburg American Legion Post #285. He was also a member of the Alpha Masonic Lodge #155, the Valley of Moline Consistory and the Mohammed Shrine of Peoria.

He operated Kenny's Shell Station at the corner of Main and Henderson in Galesburg for several years and later worked for the City of Galesburg and retired as the superintendent of Central Garage. He enjoyed working and taking care of his yard.

Cremation will be accorded. As Ken requested, no service will be held. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Galesburg American Legion Post #285. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or the Galesburg Rescue Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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