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Joseph Henry Nordling

February 14, 1943 — May 24, 2020

Joseph Henry Nordling, 77, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home on his farm.

He was born February 14, 1943 at Wichita, the son of Raymond L. and Ellen (Anderson) Nordling.  He graduated from Osage City High School in 1961 and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 11 years attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.

He was a member of Robert Heizer Post #198 of the American Legion.

Joseph married Carolyn Margaret Magers on June 4, 1967 at the Beagle Methodist Church in Beagle, Kansas.  Later that same year, they joined the Osage City Presbyterian Church where he remained an active and supportive member for the rest of his life.

Joseph worked in the family business Nordling Motors from 1961 to 2010.  He completed numerous trainings and certifications as a mechanic and he had been an ASE Certified Mechanic for decades.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn of the home; two sons, David A. Nordling of Long Beach, California and his wife, Kathleen and Lawrence E. Nordling of Roeland Park, KS and his wife Yoly; two grandchildren, Jospeh M. Nordling and Sophia E. Nordling of Roeland Park; a sister, Jane Rushing and her husband, Kenneth of Drake, Colorado; a sister-in-law, Helen (Rose) Nordling of Erlander, Kentucky and serveral nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Thomas R. Nordling, Sr.

A Graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2020 at Union Cemetery in Osage City.  Memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Robert Heizer Post #198 to be used to support Boys State and Girls State and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth, Osage City, KS 66523.

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