Phyllis L. Norgon, 97, Fargo passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at Ecumen at Evergreens in Fargo. Phyllis was born on February 27, 1924 in Fargo, North Dakota to Charles and Clara (Hansen) Wendt. She grew up in Fargo, graduating from Fargo Central High School. She married Robert Norgon, a machinist in the US Navy, on October 25, 1945 in Minneapolis, MN. Robert passed away on January 3, 1992. During World War II, she worked for Northwest Airlines installing radio equipment on B24 bombers at Holman Field, St. Paul, MN. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking holiday meals and recounting stories of her childhood and early adult years working in San Diego and at Holman Field. She also liked to garden, sew, and crochet. She was a member of the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church for 69 years. She is survived by her son, Michael (Joan) Norgon, St. Paul, MN, daughter, Elizabeth Petersen, Fargo, ND, granddaughters, Sara (Keith) Erickson, Denver, CO, Kate (Brian) Hannah, Seattle, WA, Caroline (Cody) Heilman, Fargo, ND, great-grandsons, Calen Erickson and Parker Heilman. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and six siblings, son-in-law, Allen Petersen and granddaughter, Anna Petersen. Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 17, 2021 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.

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  1. Michael, Elizabeth and Family,
    Your mother is remembered in our prayers here at St. Anthony’s where she worshipped our Lord for so many years of her journey. I only arrived at St. Anthony’s this summer and had not yet had the opportunity to meet Phyllis. May your hearts find comfort in the wonderful gift of Christ’s love that promises eternal joy beyond our short journey on earth. You are all in my prayers.

  2. Elizabeth and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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  3. To the Family of Phyllis Norgon,
    My childhood home was across the alley from Phyllis, and to me she was a neighbor whose kindness and help I always knew I could depend upon. When I was locked out of my house, she invited me in to play triominoes and let me borrow her phone. She told me about her garden, and in particular about her beautiful blue morning glory flowers. She even gave me a wire hanger once when I locked myself out of my (still running) Buick, so I could break into it! These are just a few of many examples of kindness that Phyllis showed my family and me over the years, and I am so grateful to have had the privilege of knowing her.

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