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Obituaries

Obituaries

Nellie 'Jerry' Nordstrom 1913 - 2005 Topeka

Services for Nellie "Jerry" Nordstrom, 92, Tecumseh, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel in Topeka. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.Mrs. Nordstrom died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at a Topeka care facility.She was born May 26, 1913, in Linwood, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Holmes Elder. She graduated from Linwood High School, and moved to Topeka in 1934.Mrs. Nordstrom was a homemaker and a bookkeeper for Elmer Nordstrom Construction for 35 years. She was a member of the Victory Highway Club, Happy Homemakers, H.D.U. Extension Group and the Evangeline Chapter 162, Order of the Eastern Star, for more than 70 years.She married Elmer Nordstrom on Oct. 10, 1937, in Lawrence. He survives.Other survivors include a daughter, Marcia Lou Nordstrom, Tecumseh.Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the chapel.The family suggests memorials to Tecumseh United Methodist Church, 334 S.E. Tecumseh Road, Tecumseh 66542.Online condolences may be sent at www.penwellgabel.com.