Obituary of Franklin “Frank” Noerr |

Obituary of Franklin “Frank” Noerr

Franklin “Frank” Noerr passed away at home in Nevada City, January 2nd, 2020. He was 83. Frank was born May 4th, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois to Frank and Ella Noerr. He served in the Navy. Married July 28th 1985 to Elizabeth “Bettie” Aday. Frank was retired and had worked as a communication technician for Pacific Bell for 34 years. He was a Corvette Museum lifetime member. Frank enjoyed many hobbies including Chevy car restoration, Corvette Museum activities, car clubs, model railroading, woodworking, constant home projects, and spending many hours in his workshop. Frank is survived by his wife Elizabeth “Bettie” Noerr, of Nevada City, CA. Step-son Louie Orzalli Jr. also of Nevada City, CA. Step-daughter Johna Orzalli of Grass Valley, CA. Granddaughter Jonelle Van Buren, Three Grandsons, Dalton Brown, Robert Orzalli, and Antonio Orzalli. Two great-grandsons, Andrew Williams and Brian Van Buren. As well as beloved brothers and sisters-in-law. Frank was preceded in death by his parents.

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Connect with needs and opportunities from

Get immediate access to organizations and people in our area that need your help or can provide help during the Coronavirus crisis.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User