In Memory of




Obituary for Arnold "Sonny" Norberg

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arnold (Sonny) Norberg at the age of 95 years.

Dad is survived by his son Doug (Ingeli) and daughter Denise (Don) Wasnik, Grandchildren: Aaron, Casey (Simon) Ritchie, Nicholas (Elina), Johannes (Mikaela), Adam (Lindsy), Michelle (Cory) Landry, Great Grandchildren: Hayden, Matthew, Ivan, Piper and Joar. He is pre-deceased by his wife Phylis, oldest son Wayne and his 4 younger brothers: Ray, Gerald, Duane & David.

Dad was born and raised in Kaslo, BC and surrounding areas. He played many sports growing up including hockey (using catalogues as pads), baseball (a feared and respected left-handed pitcher), he enjoyed hunting & fishing and was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. He met and married his beautiful wife Phylis in Kaslo and had their 2 sons there before moving to Prince Rupert for work in the Pulp Mill. While there they had Denise then moved on to Prince George. Dad worked for Canfor, helping to start up both Pg Pulp and Intercon Pulp. He retired from Canfor as a well-respected Supervisor. He enjoyed traveling, golfing, curling, being a hunting guide, having fun with his kids, Grandkids & Great Grandkids.

He had so many stories to tell about his life and his experiences, they are unforgettable. He will be missed by us all. A celebration of life will be in Kaslo, BC, in mid-May.

 In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the BC Arthritis Society.