Norbert L. Aydt

Norbert L. Aydt, 81, of Isanti died January 20, 2012 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital.

Norbert Lee Aydt was born April 5, 1930 in Minneapolis to Norbert Anthony and Bessie Eva (Pittsley) Aydt. He was raised and attended school in Minneapolis. Norbert then served his country in the US Army.  In 1951 Norbert married Mary Stine. They made their home in International Falls where they lived for over 40 years before moving to Isanti.  Norbert worked in the printing and newspaper business his entire career.  He loved to bowl, hunt, fish, tinker with things, and especially feed and watch the birds.

Norbert is survived by one daughter, Marilea (Phillip) Goble of Springfield, Mo.; one son, Tony (Laura) Aydt of Superior, Wis.; brother, Gene Aydt; three sisters, Phyllis Hill, Sandy Shopp, and Nicki Wange; six grandchildren, Kenneth, Will, Jenna, Allison, Tony and Tasha; and by other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; brother, David, and sister, Patty Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27 at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Rev. Clifton Hanson officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

  • Mary Beth

    Bert was a wonderful person. My mother and I were lucky enough to know him while residing at GracePointe. He could play a mean card game and often left the table with the winnings. Bert was a jokester too and so much fun to be around. One day, he took his GPS bracelet off (many GracePointe residents wear them) and attached it on a traveling food cart – just to see what would happen. It still makes me laugh. .

    We miss Bert tremendously. He was a gem of a guy. Our deepest sympathy to the entire Aydt family.

    MB and Noreen Pieper

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