David Norland, 75
David Norland, 75, formerly of Marshalltown, died of cancer February 17, near his home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, under hospice care.
David was born August 23, 1942, in Marshalltown to Paul H. and Lois Estel Norland. He was educated in the city’s schools, graduating in 1960 from Marshalltown High School and Marshalltown Junior College in 1962. He continued his education at the University of Iowa, earning a degree in business administration in 1964. While at Iowa, he was a student athletic trainer for the Hawkeye men’s football and basketball teams.
After graduation, he worked in Marshalltown and Cedar Falls, before moving to Minnesota in 1970. He spent most his professional career in industrial diesel and gasoline engine sales.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, later joining the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Anoka, Minnesota.
David remained a big Hawkeye fan, driving to Iowa City several times a year to cheer on the football and basketball teams, and to tailgate with fellow fans.
He is survived by his brother Dean, of Washington, DC.
There will be a graveside service at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, at Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family.