Arthur "Art" Norder, 74, of Sheldon passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at his residence.
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Art was born September 21, 1938 in Watseka, the son of John H. and Nona D. Bear Norder.
He married Nancy A. Lucht on November 29, 1964 in Schwer and she survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Joy A. Norder of Watseka; one son, Jon A. (Amy) Norder of Watseka; two sisters, Kathy (Jim) Mazza of Arlington, TX and Anna D. Burton of Watseka; one sister-in-law, Janet (Darrell) Kiesel of Oglesby, IL; mother-in-law, Ann Lucht of Watseka; and two grandchildren, Katelyn and Adam Norder.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Kenneth R. Norder and Edwin R. Norder; one sister, Sadie M. Norder; and one brother and sister-in-law, Peggy and Duane Baillie.
Mr. Norder was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Art was a lifetime Iroquois County farmer. He was an avid antique tractor collector, enjoyed playing practical jokes, and loved his family and grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Rev. Donald Love will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and also one hour prior to the funeral service on Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka or to the donor's choice.
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Published in Times Republic on Sept. 9, 2013
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