Karl Andrew Nordstrom

Karl Andrew Nordstrom, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., passed away Aug. 12, 2018. He was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Galesburg.

Karl worked HVAC repairs and was a licensed barber. He was a specialist at building clocks and enjoyed golf, woodworking, traveling and eating out. As a veteran of the U.S. Army (service in Vietnam), he belonged to VFW Post 1341. He was awarded full military honors at the Memorial Service held on Aug. 17 in Highland, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Elmer and Janet Elinor (Swanson) Nordstrom; his wife, Jean Ann; and a brother, David. Survivors include his daughters, Paula Jean Pierce and Angela Marie Nordstrom; a brother, Joel (Dottie) Nordstrom; a sister, Gloria Gravitt; sister-in-law, Nancy Nordstrom; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and good friends. 

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Bishop Hill United Methodist Church in Bishop Hill at 2 p.m. 

The service will be led by Pastor Lisa Unger. A time of fellowship will be held immediately after the memorial service.