Norene L. Callahan

Norene L. Callahan, 54, of Shoreview, died tragically in a car accident on Feb. 17, 2012.

Norene was a loving and caring wife, mother, daughter, sister and aunt. She always put family first and was the glue that kept everyone together. Norene was a devoted 2nd grade teacher for 31 years, all at Isanti Primary School.

She is survived by husband of 32 years Ken; children Megan Callahan and Ryan Callahan; parents Edward and Marian Gottschalk; sister Marla (Eric) Wahlquist; twin sister Nancy (Dave) Roberts; and by many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by brother Edward Gene; grandparents Vivian and Victor Olson and Gertrude and Ira Gottschalk.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at St. Louis Park Evangelical Free Church, 6805 Minnetonka Blvd, St. Louis Park.

Arrangements with Holcomb-Henry-Boom Funeral Home.


  • Donna McNear

    Norene will be missed by so many. Many thoughts and prayers for healing peace for her family.

    • Judi Carlson

      I remember one of the most pleasant teachers to work with and one I knew had the students best interest at heart.

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