Orville G. "Gene" NOUSKA

Age 88 ~ Of Bloomington Passed away March 4th, 2013 surrounded by family. He was devoted to family, God, and his country. He is survived by wife, Joan; children, Gene (Kay), Cheryl (Larry), Charlene (Mick), Orville Jr. (Jeannie); 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and sister, Donna Mae. Preceded in death by his parents and brother. He was a WWII veteran who received the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, and Presidential Unit Citation. He served 3 years as Commander of Purple Heart Chapter 268. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM on Monday (3/11) at Assumption Catholic Church, 305 E 77th Street in Richfield. Visitation 3-6 PM on Sunday (3/10) at Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel, 6527 Portland Ave. in Richfield, and one hour prior to Mass at church. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers. Interment Fort Snelling. Special thanks to the caring staff at MVH and HCMC. Morris Nilsen Chapel 612-869-3226 www.morrisnilsen.com

Funeral Home

Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel
6527 Portland Avenue Richfield, MN 55423
(612) 869-3226

Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 9, 2013