Norman David Stout
Norman David Stout died May 24. He was 92.
Stout was born in Berkeley, California to Robert Perry and Mable Stout. He graduated from Berkeley High School in 1949 and joined the U.S. Navy in 1950 as an electronics technician. After his service he got a job at Shell Development and went to the University of California Berkley. After graduating he worked as a chemist for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). He retired from LLNL on Jan.1, 1991. In his time at LLNL he was responsible for several patents, published many scientific papers and worked on energy problems including getting the oil out of the huge shale oil deposit in the Rockies and geothermal projects in the Salton Sea.
He is survived by his son, Perry, daughters Adrianne and Allison, stepson Bill Talbot, stepdaughter Pam, 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, several cousins, sister Carol, sister Mary Milhouse and many friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Bob.
Interment will be held on Sept. 27, at 2 p.m., at the Dixon Veterans Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon.