Grace Ellen Nordrum
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Havre — On July 25, 2014 our amazing mother passed from this world to eternal life. Grace Ellen Kurtz Nordrum was born March 29, 1927 to Frank and Alice (Dunn) Kurtz in Havre, MT. She grew up south of Gildford where her parents homesteaded. Grace graduated from Havre High in 1945 and attended MSU in Bozeman for 2 years. Grace married Percy Nordrum on September 28, 1948 and they moved to Oklee, MN, returning to Montana to farm south of Gildford in 1950. It was there that they enjoyed raising their 7 children.
Grace is preceded in death by her husband, Percy in 2005; son, Dave in 1990; brother, Fran; sister, Marion Fyall; grandson, Shane McCormick; and special niece, Nancy Kurtz Peterson. Grace is survived by her children: Charles (Patty)of Havre, Lavonne (Dennis) Schroeder of Miles City, Laurie (Glenn) Huestis of Chinook, Loretta (Keith) Eldridge of Havre, Lylas (Neil) McCormick of Kremlin, Percy Jr (Laurie) of Gildford and step-son, LeRoy Hruby of Oklee, MN; 12 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 1 step great-granddaughter, and 1 step great-great grandson.
Cremation and interment have taken place, and memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Fifth Avenue Christian Church. The family has requested that memorials be made to Bear Paw Hospice or to the
Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements. Please leave a message of condolence for her family on Grace's online memorial page at www.hollandbonine.com.
Holland & Bonine Funeral Home
210 3Rd St
Havre, MT 59501
Published in Great Falls Tribune on July 28, 2014