Donald M. Nord
Donald M. Nord, 78, of Hartland, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Hartland Terrace.
Don was born on June 10, 1938, in Kenyon, Minn., the son of Joseph and Rose (Budzinski) Nord. He married Judith Berg on January 2, 1958, at The Little Brown Church of Nashua, Iowa. The couple enjoyed 56 years of marriage and raised five children. Don was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church of Delafield. He worked as a farmer in Sogn, Minn., and later co-owned Berghammer Construction Company in Milwaukee. He was a skilled woodworker, enjoyed golfing, going on walks and above all else, spending time with his family. Don will be remembered for his joyful sense of humor and strong work ethic. He was also a very humble man, never needing recognition for his accomplishments. He was a treasured husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be dearly missed.
Don is survived by four children, Scott (Kay) Nord of Oconomowoc, Jon (Michelle) Nord of Ixonia, Dan Nord of Oconomowoc and Jennifer (Eric) Thurston of Monroe, Ga.; 13 grandchildren, Sara (Lee), Brian (Anne), Jacob, Alana (Alin), Joshua, Andrew, Jessica, Kaylyn, Joseph, Nate, Rachel, Shawn and Max; six great-grandchildren, Gage, William, Kash, Charlotte, Benjamin and Hadley; brother, Stanley Nord of Dennison, Minn.; brother-in-law, Dave (Jeanne) Berg of Pine Island, Minn.; and sister-in-law, Kathy (Roger) Erickson of Zumbrota, Minn. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Rose; wife, Judith; son Bill; grandson Kyle; and sister Jean.
The family would like to extend a special thanks o the caregivers at Hartland Terrace for the exceptional care they provided for Don.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 9, at Christ the King Lutheran Church of Delafield with the Rev. Dr. Lindsey Jordan presiding.
Visitation will be at the church from 12 p.m. until the time of the service.
Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Homes, 920-261-2113, is caring for the family.
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