In Memory of






Obituary for Lyndel John "Big John" Norwest

Lyndel “Big John” Norwest, aged 67, passed away peacefully on March 30th, 2024, in Albany, Oregon. He was born on October 18, 1956, in Chiloquin, Klamath County, Oregon, to Marcellus Norwest and Pauline Barney. Big John was a proud resident of Grand Ronde as well as a member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Big John worked in construction as a roofer. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. Big John is preceded in death by his father Marcellus Norwest and his mother, Pauline Barney. He is survived by his brothers, “little Johnny” and Melvin Norwest, as well as his sisters Ladonna Hembree and Daniele Powely.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Please contact the family for additional information.