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Obituary for Kenneth Gale Nordby


Kenneth G.

Ken Nordby, 87, of White Bear Township, passed away on October 30, 2023 surrounded by his family. His love for his children and grandchildren was only surpassed by his love for his wife of 64 years (and maybe fishing!). After a long career in the architectural business, he enjoyed retirement, devoting his time to travel, the cabin, and baking bread. Ken is survived by his wife Sharron, his children: Terri Kinne, Scott (Deb) Nordby, Nancy (Dave) Waletzko, Joanne (Dan) Blake, Jason (Edie) Nordby; his sister Vicki (Jerry) Kolstad; grandchildren Emily, Olivia, Brad (Laura), Gregg (Jamie), Katie (Eric), Ben, Becca (Oscar), Andrew (Ashley), John, Ryan, Matthew; great-grandchildren: Owen, Taylor & Zoey. Ken was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Alma and son-in-law Robert Kinne. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am, Friday, November 10, 2023 at CHURCH OF ST. PIUS X, 3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake. Visitation 4-7 pm Thursday, November 9 at HONSA FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2460 East County Road E, White Bear Lake with a one-hour visitation before Mass at Church. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, North St. Paul.