Sun Prairie - Jerome H. Nordmark, age 66 passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
He was born on July 9, 1946, the son of Theodore and Doris (Umphrey) Nordmark. Jerome proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On September 21, 1985 he was united in marriage to Rita Lancaster. For 40 years, Jerome drove semi-truck over the road. From 2001 until his retirement in March, he worked for Kraft Foods. Jerome thoroughly enjoyed his retirement party that his family put on for him. In his spare time he enjoyed Nascar racing, watching football, fishing and hunting. Most of all he cherished the time spend with his family and friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jerome is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Rita Nordmark of Sun Prairie, four children; Dan Nordmark of Madison, Steve Willkomm of Milwaukee, Jaime Willkomm of Stoughton and Thomas Willkomm of Sun Prairie, three grandchildren; Kailey O'Shea, Dominic Hogan and Skyler Hogan, three brothers; Alvin "Butch" Nordmark of Ripon, Theodore "Bud" (Frankie) Nordmark of Jacksonville, FL and Warren Nordmark of Fond du Lac, sister-in-law; Lisa (Rick) Hummert of St. Louis, MO and special family friends; Tom and Mary Thompson. He is also survived by many other loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Frances Nordmark.
Funeral services will be held at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:00 am with Father John Silva officiating. A visitation will be held Monday, May 27, 2013 at the funeral home from 4 to 7pm and again on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of services.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to that staff at UW Carbone Cancer Clinic for all the love, support and care given to Jerome.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Services
1310 Emerald Terrace
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