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Obituary for Elaine Norton

Elaine Norton

Wellington-Helen Elaine Johnatakis Norton, age 82, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family in Wellington, Utah on August 17, 2012. She was born in Hiawatha, Utah on May 24, 1930 to Jim and Chloe Allred Johnatakis. She married Carl Norton in Wellington, Utah on December 14, 1946. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Elaine was raised in Hiawatha and Wellington and raised her family in Wellington. She and Carl had four children: Jim Carl, Gerald Lynn (Gary), Carla Lorraine and Med Bruce. Her family loved to camp, fish, hunt and search for arrowheads. They spent many happy hours in the outdoors together and with extended family. Elaine was a dearly loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. Her home (recognized by its many antlers) was always open to visitors, and people from all parts of the world visited her and enjoyed her many stories and experiences. She loved to write, both stories and poems, about her family and her life experiences. She was known for her generosity and love and was always giving to others. She was also known for her homemade pinoche. She was a devout member of the LDS church and had a strong testimony of the Savior.

Elaine is survived by her children: Jim (Gayann) Norton, Gary (Jodi) Norton, Carla (Kirt) Tatton and by her brother, John (Joan) Jonhatakis, and sisters: Shirley (Granville-deceased) Cooper, Betty (Vern) Workman, and Mary Lee (Francis) Greenland, and grandchildren, Jill (Eric) Foster, Amy Sehestedt, Laurie (Omar) Molinar, Allison Norton, Tori (Bill) Austin, Eric (Heather) Norton, Casey (Nicole) Norton, and Mike Fox, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Carl, son, Med, a brother Jimmy and sisters: Lorraine Johnatakis and Connie Kosmack.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Wellington LDS Stake Center, 935 East Main Street, Wellington, Utah. A viewing will be held on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Fausett Mortuary, 680 East 100 South, Price, Utah from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at the Wellington City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Elaine at www.fausettmortuary.com

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