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The Herald Journal, 03/09/06
Norman O. Wahlstrom, 88, of Adams Township, Pa., formerly of Kaysville and Logan, Utah,
died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Sunrise Assisted Living, Adams Township. Norman was born
Jan. 22, 1918, in Laketown, Utah. He was the eighth of 11 children born to the late Nelphi
and Annis (Weston) Wahlstrom. Norman married Mary Alice Sheehan on May 31, 1950, and had
Norman was a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force with 30 years of dedicated service.
During World War II he was a B24 pilot flying missions in the South Pacific theater and
the Berlin Airlift. He also served in Korea. During his distinguished career he received
After retirement from the Air Force he moved his family to Logan. He graduated from Utah
State University and then was employed there as director of Veteran Affairs. He served two
terms in the Utah State House of Representatives (1977-1981) and also served six years as
a Logan City Councilman (1981-1987). Norman was active in the LDS church and was a sealer
in the Los Angeles and Logan LDS temples.
He is survived by four sons, Norman O. Wahlstrom Jr. (Margaret) of Kaysville, Utah,
Michael O. Wahlstrom of West Linn, Ore., Phillip A. Wahlstrom of Las Vegas and Scott E.
Wahlstrom (Kaye) of Cranberry Township, Pa.; a brother, Elmer Wahlstrom of Sacramento,
Calif.; two sisters, Edna Early of Montpelier, Idaho and Agnes Petersen of Ely, Nev.; 16
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Sheehan Wahlstrom; and daughter, Carolyn
Ann Beug, both of whom died on Sept. 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center; three brothers,
Stanley, Louis and Owen Wahlstrom; and four sisters, Lola Johnson, Ruby Kearl, Julia Neal
and Noriene Kerr.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2006, at the Lundstrom Park
Ward, 1260 N. 1600 East, with a viewing one hour prior to services. Burial with full
military honors will follow the funeral service in the Logan City Cemetery,
Memorial donations may be made to LDS Humanitarian Aid Fund, 15 E. South Temple, 2nd Fl.
East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at
. Arrangements are by Allen-Hall Mortuary.