Sheldon B. Norby

Sheldon B. (“Nobby”, “Bud”) Norby, 91, of Ely passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely.
Sheldon was born on November 27, 1930 in Ely to Emil and Inez (Nixon) Norby and graduated from Ely High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War from 1950-1953. Nobby worked for the U. S. Forest Service for 35 years. After retirement, he enjoyed working at Ace Hardware in Ely.
Sheldon enjoyed working in his woodshop, fishing, bowling and dancing with his wife. He was a member of the VFW, AAD Temple Shrine and the Ely Masonic Lodge. Sheldon also loved spending time at the cabin on Eagles Nest Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson Michael; and a sister Jane.
Sheldon is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Carol; daughter Fay (Tom) of Cottage Grove, MN, son Moe (Pam) of Amery, WI and granddaughter Alicia; and several nieces and nephews
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date this summer at the lake. Funeral arrangements are with the Landmark Funeral Home in Virginia.