Kenneth Joseph Norick passed away in Kalispell on April 27, 2018. He was born to Vincent and Mary Norick on January 5, 1934 in Hardin Montana. Kenneth was raised in Billings and graduated from Billings High School in 1952. He attended Montana State University and was a brother in Lambda Chi Alpha faternity. While attending college he met his wife, Maridona Norick and they were married in 1955. Kenneth graduated in 1956 and began his career with Exxon Mobile. Their life adventure brought them to Houston Texas where he retired as the Credit Bureau Manager after 30 years of service.
Kenneth was a loving husband and father of his two children. Ken and Maridona returned to Kalispell after their retirement where they lived a lively and happy life for 25 years. They enjoyed traveling worldwide and visited all 50 states. Kenneth attended Risen Christ Catholic Parish and served as a Lector. He was loved by many of its members and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his, daughter Kathy of Texas, and grandchildren Karyn and Nicholas. His wife Maridona and his son, Jeff of Portland preceded his death.
Memorial services will be held at Risen Christ Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 2nd at 10.00. Friends are invited to attend a reception at the church after the service. Johnson-Gloischat Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.