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Barry Gordon Nordstrom

June 2, 1948 — February 25, 2020

Barry Gordon Nordstom, 71, of rural Eleva, lost his battle with COPD and emphysema on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at his home, which he loved so much. Barry was born June 2, 1948, in Norway Mich., to Gordon and Shirley (Budd) Nordstrom. He married Rosalind Indgjer April 9, 1977 in Eau Claire, Wis. He was known by many names: Horse, Bruce North, Daddy Gurs, and Nervous Nordstrom to name a few. Barry sold canoes, light bulbs, Dairy Vac’s, antiques (some of which he restored), and clocks. He cut wood and worked at a radio station. Barry loved hunting, fishing, the Vikings, his many fur babies, and the antiques sales with his brothers. He just loved to buy and sell whatever he could. Most of all, he loved his two little grandsons. He is survived by his loving partner, Rosalind Nordstrom of Eleva; son, Carl (Amber Brock) Nordstrom of Minneapolis; daughter, Dena Nordstrom of Altoona; mother, Shirley Nordstrom of Minneapolis, two brothers, Jon Nordstrom of St. Louis Park and Jeff (Terri) Nordstrom of Minneapolis; sister, Jolene (Jack) Morris of Minneapolis; two grandsons, Davin Sulerud and Corbin Nordstrom; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and his best fur friend, Beamer. He was preceded in death by his father. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at the American Legion Hall in Gilmanton on July 31, 2021 from 1pm until ? Military rites will be conducted by Forrest-Gunderson-Klevgard American Legion Post 264 at 1:30 p.m. The family would like to thank Interim Healthcare and Hospice, Hudson for their support and care. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barry Gordon Nordstrom, please visit our flower store.

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