Edith Marie Noren, age 96, of Blair, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2022 in the
Grand View Care Center in Blair.
Edith was born on May 3, 1926 to Ed and Lillian (Greenshield) Lien at home in the town
of Franklin.  Edith was baptized and confirmed at the Upper Beaver Creek Lutheran
Church, where on May 4, 1946, she was also united in marriage to Myron Noren in a
double wedding with Ray Lien and Norma Noren.
Myron and Edith were blessed with two sons, Monte (Jynette) Noren and Merle (Jenny)
Noren; eight grandchildren, Kylee (Josh) Zander, Lexa Noren, Travis Noren, Jacob
Noren, Layne (Giselle) Noren, Jillian (Jamie) Hillestad, Joe (Britny) Tollefson and Jenny
(Eric) Tollefson and 15 great-grandchildren. 
In addition to her husband Myron, Edith was preceded in death by her parents Ed and
Lillian Lien; two half-brothers, Edmund Lien and Osburne Lien; three half-sisters,
Victoria Hurley, Constance Larkin and Verna Vlahakis; two sisters, Pearl Thompson and
Deloris Kampen; four brothers, Laverne Lien, Raymond Lien, Lyle Lien and Carroll Lien
and two grandchildren, Travis Noren and Lexa Noren.
In addition to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Edith is survived by
her sister-in-law and best friend, Norma Lien and many nieces and nephews.
Edith was sassy, sharp, faithful, active and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. 
Edith left behind some notes for her family in anticipation for her funeral and said, “make
it a happy occasion – not a sad one.” She loved the life she lived and felt she did all she
wanted to. She was blessed and we were also blessed to have her in our lives for so
A special thank you goes to Grand View Care Center for taking such wonderful care of
Edith during the last years of her life.Thank you also to Jack Funeral Home in Blair for
assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the North
Beaver Creek First Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery both in rural
Ettrick. Pastor Adam Arends will officiate.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

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