Norman Dwayne Sigmon | NevadaAppeal.com

Norman Dwayne Sigmon

Norman Dwayne Sigmon, 71, died July 9, 2005. He was born July 30, 1933, in Rupert, Idaho, to Gordon B. and Anna Jullion Sigmon.

He grew up in Northern Nevada, attending one-room country schools through grade school. He graduated from Elko High School in 1951, and attended the University of Nevada, Reno for two years. He spent his summers helping his uncle to farm in Rupert.

He married Vera Recanzone December 1954 in Elko. They moved to Elkhart, Ind., where he worked as a salesman for Rena-Ware. He worked for a paper company in Boise, Idaho, then moved to Twin Falls, Idaho. In 1958, he returned to Rupert, where he worked for radio station KAYT until 1963, when he became an Allstate Insurance agent. He moved to Burley, Idaho, in 1980, and stayed until 1993.

After his retirement, he spent winters in Arizona and summers in Carson City.

Among his survivors are his daughter, Debbie Arnaburg of Seattle; son, Jeff, of Rupert; and mother and sister, Peggy Geerhart, both of Carson City.

He donated his body to science at the University School of Medicine, Reno.