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Dean P Nordman

June 17, 1944 ~ March 10, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Dean Nordman Obituary

Dean Paul Nordman, 78, of Louisville, KY, formerly of Mishawaka, IN, died peacefully on March 10th, 2023 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville. The family is deeply saddened by his death. 

Dean was born on June 17, 1944 in Mishawaka.  He graduated from Penn High School in 1962.  He retired from Conrail, in Elkhart, IN, in 2004 after a 30+ year career. 

Dean moved to Louisville, KY in 2005 where he was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Dean served on several mission trips throughout his lifetime and was passionate about sailing on Lake Michigan and growing all types of roses. He was a member of the Louisville Rose Society. 

Dean is survived by his wife of 32 years, Helen Ann (Prugh); two daughters Diane (Rodney) Jewell and Joni Chavez; two stepdaughters Amy Porter and Angela Youngman; three granddaughters; Molly Mize, Aubrey and Sarah Youngman, a grandson, Nathan Khondoker; and a great granddaughter, Valkyrie Mize. He is also survived by a sister Leelah Johnson, and a brother James Nordman. 

Dean was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Warren Nordman. 

Funeral services for Dean will be held on Friday, March 17th, at 11 am at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, where visitation will  be held beginning at 10 am.  The Rev. Keith McFarren will officiate and entombment will be in Rice Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), or The Louisville Rose Society. 

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March 17, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516

Funeral Service
March 17, 2023

11:00 AM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home
403 W. Franklin St.
Elkhart, IN 46516


American Parkinson Disease Association Midwest Chapter, Central Dupage Hospital Care Center
1800 North Main Street Suite 215, Wheaton IL 60187-3112

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3062 University Road, Louisville KY 40206


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