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Glenn Melvin Nordgaard

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
Posted in All Obituaries

Glenn Melvin Nordgaard, age 59, of Blair, Wis. died on Thursday, October 24, 2013 of acute leukemia in his home surrounded by his family and friends.

Glenn was born on July 30, 1954 in Preston, Minn. to Melvin and Marian (Larson) Nordgaard. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from the Peterson High School. Glenn loved working as a truck driver and farmer during his adult life.

Glenn is survived by his mother, Marian Nordgaard of Rushford, Minn.; two sisters, Dianne (Lester) Dunn of Lanesboro, Minn. and Barbara (James) Snackenberg of New Prague, Minn.; a brother, Ardell Nordgaard of Lanesboro; a son, Adam (Jennifer) Nordgaard of Taylor, Wis.; a daughter, Vanessa Nordgaard of LaCrosse, Wis.; three grandchildren.

Glenn was preceded in death by his father, grandparents Theodore and Mary Nordgaard and Nels & Inger Larson and a sister, Jeanette Nordgaard.

Graveside services were on Monday, October 28, 2013 at the North Prairie Lutheran Cemetery in rural Lanesboro, with Pastor Kerry Eversole officiating.

Visitation was on Sunday, October 27, 2013 in the Jack Funeral Home in Blair.

Glenn’s family sincerely thanks the caregivers at Gundersen Clinics in LaCrosse and Whitehall, the Hospice Team from Black River Falls and his special friends for the dedicated and kind care given over the past year. Glenn was blessed with patience, good heartedness, and was selfless, putting other people’s needs, interests or wishes before his own. He will be missed.

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