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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elmer Nordstrom 1914 - 2008 Tecumseh

Services for Elmer Nordstrom, 93, Tecumseh, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel in Topeka. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery southeast of Topeka.Mr. Nordstrom died Monday, June 16, 2008, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.He was born Sept. 28, 1914, in Topeka, the son of Carl Albert and Bertha Murphy Nordstrom. He attended Topeka public schools.Mr. Nordstrom owned and operated Elmer Nordstrom Construction Co. for 35 years and retired in 1978. He also farmed for many years.He married Nellie "Jerry" Elder on Oct. 10, 1937, in Lawrence. She died July 9, 2005. Survivors include a daughter, Marcia Lou Nordstrom, Tecumseh; and a sister, Bernadine Nordstrom Garwood, Topeka. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to Tecumseh United Methodist Church, 334 S.E. Tecumseh Road, Tecumseh, KS 66542. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.