She was born February 13, 1927, in Galva, KS, the daughter of Isaac Raymond and Cecil Faye (Moore) Donham. She graduated from McPherson High School in 1945 and took nursing training at McPherson County Hospital.
On August 31, 1946, she was united in marriage to Marlin L. Nordstrom in Newton, KS. He preceded her in death on October 11, 2006.
Survivors include: a son, Steve Nordstrom (Laura) of North Port, FL; daughters, Deana Ruibal (Ed) of Flower Mound, TX and Dawn Dorsey (Carl) of Louisville, KY; a brother, Bruce Donham of Mineral Wells, TX; sisters, Iris Brewer of Clovis, CA and Karen Wolf of Wichita, KS; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Marlette “Pinky” Nordstrom, three brothers, Frank Donham, Keith Donham, and Sam Donham, and two sisters, Phyllis Smith and Mona Haden.
Visitation/viewing will be from 11:00 AM until noon on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the New Life Foursquare Church, McPherson. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM, also at New Life Foursquare Church. Private burial will follow in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to The Cedars in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.