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Gordon P. Nordmark, 67, of Rockford, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018, after a brief illness. Born December 7, 1950, in Kalimpong, India to Swedish missionaries, Arne and Alice Nordmark. He spent early years in Sweden before the family immigrated to the U.S. in 1954 and settled in New York City. Gordon was a strong student and left home at 16 to attend Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, where he played basketball, met his wife, and earned a bachelor's degree. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served as a Surgical Technician. Gordon married Pamela Lindvall on August 10, 1974, and became a U.S. Citizen in 1992. He worked for ComEd for 30 years holding a variety of positions and retired as Sr. Engineering Design Tech. Gordon attended Heartland Church, and spent much of his life as a passionate athlete playing basketball, tennis, and golf.
Survived by his wife, Pamela; children, Kit (Christopher Miller), Adam, and Taylor; brother, Sam; sister, Barbro; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents; and twin brother.
Memorial Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., Rockford. Memorials to Rockford Rescue Mission, P O Box 1958, Rockford, IL 61110-0458.

Condolences & Shared Memories (18)

  1. Charlie Bright

    Pam, I was saddened to hear about Gordon's passing. I have fond memories of you both! I can think of many scriptures for comfort for you, but the only real comfort is knowing he is in the presence of his Lord and Savior and free from the pain and suffering on this earth. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and your family in your loss!

  2. Chris

    Pam, My heart is so heavy for your family. If I could... I would wrap my arms around all of you to bring you peace and comfort. Stay strong as I continue to pray for you...

  3. Carmita Blake

    My deepest thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God's grace be your strength and your guide during your time of sorrow. Love you Pam. Carmita

  4. David & Helen Heinmets

    Pam, we are praying for you and the family. We heard the news and it brought up so many wonderful memories. Romans 15:13.

  5. Mary Beth Kling

    Pam, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you today and I will keep thinking about and praying for you continuously.

  6. Mark and Nancy Porter

    Pam and family, we are so sorry to hear about Gordon. May our Heavenly Father give you strength and confort during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you all.

  7. Breedy Wilson

    Pam I am praying for you and your children sorry for your loss...

  8. Janice Sanford (Texas neighbor)

    Pam, my heart is breaking for you. I'm so sorry to hear about Gordie. I know right now there are no words or actions that can take this pain from you but I promise time will help heal the hole in you heart. Hold on to the memories and let yourself cry when you feel like crying. I wish I could be there to give you a hug. I am here for you in anything you need. I will be praying that God will send peace and comfort to you and your family. ❤️

  9. Julie de Anguera

    I am so very sorry to hear of this....Pam, my sincere condolences go out to you and your family.

  10. Kathy Haese Gathro

    My deepest condolences to you, Pam, and to your entire family. I have such fond memories of watching you and Gordon get together during our Bethel days, and I have been so happy to be reconnecting in these last few years. May the peace and comfort of the Holy Spirit bring strength to you as you grieve the loss of your life partner. May the grace of an eternal perspective also be yours. Sending much love to you.

  11. Miriam Castro-Rodriguez

    Pam, my prayers for you and your family. May God gives you strength in this difficult moments. With Sympathy.

  12. Joan Lanning

    I worked with Gordon in Dekalb and Rockford. We worked many storms together. I have very fond memories of the time spent with him. He was a great guy! Im so sorry for your family's loss. He will be missed.

  13. Sam Zeller

    Pam and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Gordon. May he rest in peace and you find comfort in dealing with this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

  14. Paul and Jackie Hinaber

    Pam, Barbro, Sam and Families, We mourn the death of Gordy. He was a great guy and a great Father. May the Good Lord Help us all. Blessings, Paul and Jackie Hinaber Mt Prospect, IL

  15. Vonda Foreman

    Sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family!

  16. Marla Peterson

    My heart is aching for you and your family, Pam. Please know that you are in my prayers.

  17. Kay

    Miss you Gordy so many happy memories. My sympathy to all of you. Prayers and hugs

  18. Diana Gentry Broome

    My heart goes out to all of your family!! Love and prayers ! 🙏


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