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Dennis E. Norton, Sr.

Obituary for Dennis E. Norton, Sr.

October 7, 1941 - January 26, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 75


Dennis E. Norton, Sr., age 75, of McHenry, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at home with his family. He was born on October 7, 1941, the son of Rueben and Beatrice (Keefe) Norton. On February 21, 1964, he married Roberta Kalleck.

Dennis was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He was an amazing mechanic and was the founder of Performance Unlimited. Though he was hard-working and enjoyed his work, his life centered around his family. His wife, children, and grandchildren are what he cherished most. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta; and their children, Dennis (Michelle) Norton of Johnsburg, Denise (Peter) Hunt of Marengo, Bonnie (Kevin) Huff of Ringwood, Michael (Renee) Norton of Johnsburg; grandchildren, Kyle Huff, Brianna Huff, Makayla Huff, Kain Norton, Isaac Norton, Julia Norton and Brandon Norton.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Sandra Norton.

Visitation will take place on Friday, February 3, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with a memorial service beginning at 7:30pm at Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry, IL. Family and friends will meet on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9:00am at McHenry County Memorial Park in Woodstock for gravesite service.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dennis' name to American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 or to the family.

For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit our website at

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  • If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dennis' name to American Cancer Society or to the family.
  • American Cancer Society
    1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 100
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory

591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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