Lora J. Van Nortwick, 77, of Payson, died Nov. 15, 2002. She was born June 27, 1925 in Youngstown, Ohio.
Mrs. Nortwick moved from Ohio to California in 1948 and spent most of her life in Torrance, Calif., where she worked for TRW, Inc. She retired to Payson in 1995.
Survivors include her husband, George Van Nortwick of Payson; sons, James Best of Paradise Valley, John Best of Chico, Calif. and Richard Bigus of Kailua, Hawaii; daughter, Barbara Cunningham of Long Beach, Calif.; brothers, Jack Moross of Whittier, Calif. and George Moross of Battle Creek, Mich.; sister, Eleanor Goodman of Kingsville, Ohio; 10 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by brothers Robert Moross and Joe Moross.
Services were held Nov. 19 at Ponderosa Baptist Church in Payson, followed by interment at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.