Norman A. Tastad

    • Norman A. Tastad
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise that Norman A. Tastad died peacefully on 12 November 2006 at his home in Saskatoon at the age of 86.

    Norman was a Second World War veteran of the Royal Canadian Engineers. After training in England, Norman waded ashore at Juno Beach a few days after D-Day and participated in the Canadian Army's advance through France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Upon his safe return to Canada November 1945 and demobilization, Norman lived in Elbow and, later, Strongfield, where he established Tastad Motors. The family moved to Watrous in 1950 and Saskatoon in 1964, as Norman pursued a 32-year career as Territory Manager with Minneapolis-Moline and, later, White Farm Equipment.

    The funeral service wll be held at Augustana Lutheran Church on 18 November 2006. Interment following at Skudesnes Lutheran Church near Loreburn. The family suggests memorial donations to Augustana Lutheran Church, 1201 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon S7H 2A4, or to a charity of one's choice. {khApr2016}