Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery

401 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ


Fred Gilbert Norling Jr.

March 31, 1928August 4, 2019

Fred G. Norling passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the age of 91 in the company of his loving family. He was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on March 31, 1928 to Fred and Dagny Norling. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; his daughter, Tammy Zollman (Charles), step-daughters Heidi Longwell (Glen) and Gretchen Haney (William); grandsons Ryan Zollman and Joshua Strange, Granddaughters Cassondra Longwell, Kristina Haney, Cheyenne and Dakota Norling. He had been preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Kim Baumann. Fred worked for Standard Oil in Illinois and for Montgomery Ward, J.C. Penney and Sears in Phoenix spending his career in the automotive sales and management area. He enjoyed leisure time traveling, camping and exploring his Swedish roots. Fred was active in service to the Presbyterian Church as an elder at Memorial and Orangewood churches and had a strong interest in the mission area. He attended so many meetings of the Presbytery of Grand Canyon that he was referred to as "Mr. Presbytery" by many people. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Orangewood Presbyterian Church, 7321 10th Street, Phoenix, 85020 on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following in Page Hall.


  • Funeral Service Friday, August 9, 2019


Fred Gilbert Norling Jr.

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Derek Kober

August 9, 2019

Fred we will all miss your kind spirit, your quest for life and adventure, the pleasure you brought to Suzanne and all those around her, and your ever present smile.

Suzanne, Heidi, Gretchen and extended families take comfort in the fond imprint that Fred left on this world, and carry the joy forward in his memory.

Love Derek (nephew), Lucie, Gracie, and Max

Dakota Norling

August 7, 2019

Your were and are a great man! Loved by many! You taught me alot and are my best friend! I love you with all my heart and hope you watch over me and Phoenix

Tammy Zollman

August 7, 2019

We will miss you terribly but we know we will see you again. Your loving daughter and family!