Douglas A. Norton

1956 - 2021

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Douglas A. Norton, 64 of Findlay passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. He was born on April 10, 1956 in Findlay to Maynard Norton (deceased) and Alberta Norton Peterson, his mother survives. He married Karen Risser on November 29, 1975 and she preceded him in death on January 11, 2018. Also surviving are children, Douglas II (Lindsey) Norton, Maynard Norton and Angie (Floyd) Bryant; grandchildren, Tori and Eugene Phoenix and Douglas III, Jenna and Bryson Norton, Shelby, Coby and Wesley Norton; siblings, Diana (Thomas) Lorenz, Deb (Steve) Short and Dean (Tammy) Norton. He was also preceded in death by a son, Nickolas. Doug worked for many years for the Whirlpool Corporation, he was a graduate of Findlay High School (1974) and served in the US Army (1978-1982). He bowled in several leagues over the years and was a sports enthusiast, especially for The Ohio State Buckeyes. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Michael Wise officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery where the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad will present full military rites. Visitation will be held for one hour prior (1:00-2:00pm) Friday at the funeral home. Memorials can be directed to Bridge Hospice and online condolences can be shared by visiting coldrencrates.com. Due to the pandemic, masks are required by Doug's family for all attending the visitation and service.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Friday, February 5th 2021 1:00-2:00pm

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, February 5th 2021 - 2:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    [Map]

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  • Final Resting Place:

    Maple Grove Cemetery [Map]
    1120 W Main Cross St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Contributions:

    Bridge Home Health & Hospice

    15100 Birchaven Lane
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Instructions:

    To view a recording of the funeral service, please go to You Tube. Search for CRATES FH (all caps) and subscribe to our page.



Condolences For Douglas A. Norton

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To : Dougs family
Date :Wednesday, February 3rd 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



To : Doug and family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Aunt Tina
So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort knowing your parents are together and no longer suffering. Love you all!



To : Alberta Peterson and Family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Delbert Marilyn Snyder
So sorry to hear of the passing of Doug. We will be remembering you and the family in our prayers.
Delbert & Marilyn Snyder



To : To the Norton family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Dianne Bordoh
I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Doug from Whirlpool. He was always very kind to me. I enjoyed talking with him. I always left with a smile.
I pray that you find comfort and peace through God and your memories of Doug.
God bless you all.q



To : Norton Family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Bob and Gail Schoonover
Please accept our sympathy in the loss of Doug. It is not easy losing a family member. Thoughts and prayers will be with you now and in the coming weeks.



To : Dougs family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



To : Dougs family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



To : Norton family
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Jim Ramirez
Deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family at this time. I was saddened to hear about your father. May he Rest In Peace!



To : Norton family
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Jim Ramirez
Deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family at this time. I was saddened to hear about your father. May he Rest In Peace!



To : Dougs family
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



To : Dougs family
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



To : Norton Family
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Howard Morris
Sorry for your loss, I new Doug from our Army days. Doug was a great guy, I enjoyed getting to know him and his family while we were stationed in Germany



To : Doug Nortons Family and Friends
Date :Friday, February 5th 2021
From : Darrell Hilton
I’m sad to hear about this great loss we’ve all suffered. I enjoyed the friendship we shared after meeting him and his small, (at the time), family in Germany. Good times...



To : Dougs family
Date :Saturday, February 6th 2021
From : Deb Risser
Condolences and prayers for you during this time. Keep his memories close for comfort.
Deb



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