Gary James Norton, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 3, 2009, following a lengthy illness. Age 63 years. Gary was born July 6, 1945 in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of the late Gilbert J. and Irene (Trudgeon) Norton. Gary married Sandra Munson, August 14, 1966. She survives him. Gary loved listening to classical music, writing, theology and being with his family. He touched the lives of many with his laughter and generosity. Surviving besides his wife are three children, Gary J. Norton Jr.; Kevin M. (Grace) Norton; Kimberly Norton; 7 grandchildren, Rebecca, Tyler, Sunshine, Kevin Jr., Olivia, Maiah, and Aliyah. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2009, at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Rd. Rev. Dan Davis will officiate with cremation to follow. Friends may call at the chapel from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Heart Assoc. of Michigan.