Norbert J. “Norb” Anderson, 78, of Como Park, died Jan. 3, after a short illness. Norb graduated from Cretin High School and the University of Minnesota.
Norb was proud to have celebrated 35 years of sobriety and was active in many Alcoholics Anonymous groups. He was a consummate salesman, entrepreneur and idea man. He was a gifted golfer and shared his love of the game with all.
He enjoyed driving his bull and cow in Minnesota State Fair parades. “Nubs” was a true character and he will be missed.
He is survived by five children, Meegan, Melissa, Michael, Jennifer and Mary Beth; two sisters, Loretta and Marilynn Anderson; and many friends, fellow sports fans, and an extensive AA family.
He was also involved in the Catholic community and enjoyed retreats at the Lake Elmo retreat house, Demontreville, for 35 years. Memorial Mass and celebratory reception were held on Jan. 16 at St. Peter Claver Church in St. Paul.