Virginia Nordyke 1916 - 2005 Ottawa
Services for Virginia Nordyke, 89, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa. Graveside services will follow in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.Mrs. Nordyke died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.She was born June 29, 1916, in Pomona, the daughter of Nelson R. and Gertrude Kraus Day. She graduated from Rocky Ford High School in Rocky Ford, Colo., and Clarks Business College in Colorado Springs, Colo.Mrs. Nordyke was a secretary for Farm Bureau Insurance Co. in Ottawa for many years. She was a longtime member Trinity United Methodist Church in Ottawa. She was a member of the Zig Zag Club and Hope Society. She was also a member of the Rebekahs for more than 25 years.She married Russell Nordyke on Feb. 11, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan. He died Nov. 12, 2000.Survivors include a son, Bob Nordyke, Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Peggy Watts, Ottawa; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Mid-America Nutritional Services (Meals on Wheels), sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.