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“I am so sorry for your loss. Although we had a short communication time, I have fond memories of the good times we had. God Bless and Keep You All. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Mary Gibson (Norlin) - Bryan, TX

“Bev was a hard worker and an excellent cook. Anything she made was wonderful. Bev was a wonderful friend and client of mine.....I enjoyed our...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dee Ingalls - Marathon, IA

“Nobody could make lemon meringue pie like Bev. Ate a lot of meals at the café. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Joan Olney - Marathon, IA

“Wonderful memories of the Marathon Cafe. Philip and I ate many lunches there. I had coffee there many mornings long before any women came in. I...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Caryl and Philip Dukes - IA


Beverly Ann Norlin, 82, of Dayton, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Grandview Health Care Center in Dayton.

Bev's wishes were to be cremated. A Prayer Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. For online obituaries & condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Beverly Ann Stoneburner was born on September 9, 1932, in Dayton, Iowa, the daughter of Glenn and Myrtle (Snyder) Stoneburner. She attended Dayton schools.

On October 22, 1949, Beverly was united in marriage to Keith "Skeeter" Norlin. To this union three sons were born: Edward, Gary and Giles.

Bev had worked at the turkey processing plant in Storm Lake and later owned and operated the Marathon Café until her retirement.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Keith "Skeeter" Norlin of Dayton, Iowa;
two sons, Gary Norlin of League City, Texas, and Giles (Diana) Norlin of Marathon, Iowa; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren;
two sisters, Delores (Dale) Lee of Leon, Iowa, and Pat Appleton of Dayton, Iowa; one brother, Pete (Bev) Stoneburner of Aurora, Colorado; and many nieces and nephews.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Edward Norlin, and seven brothers and sisters.