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Former Klickitat man receives Honor Flight


Contributed: Kathy Norton

MAN ON A MISSION: Warren Norton, with his grand-daughter Juliet in the background, at the D-Day Memorial during his recent Honor Flight. The Dalles resident worked for years in Klickitat County, and his daughter-in-law Kathy of Klickitat served as his “guardian.”

Kathy Ursprung

Gorge News Reports

Warren Norton and his wife Joy raised six children in the town of Klickitat, where he worked for the J. Neils Lumber Company from 1954 until he retired in the 1980s. Joy worked at Huntington’s. Joy died in 1988, and today Warren resides in The Dalles. He also served the citizens of the United States as an Army soldier in Europe during World War II and late last month a few of those citizens had a chance to say thank you to their honored veterans in Washington, D.C. Each veteran had an assigned “guardian” to look after his or her needs during the trip. Norton’s daughter-in-law, Kathy Norton of Klickitat, served as his guardian.

Norton, 93, was one...

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