Obituaries: Stephen Michael Nord

OTTUMWA-Stephen Michael Nord, 55, of Ottumwa, died at 2:57 a.m. May 18, 2020 at Ridgewood Specialty Care in Ottumwa.

He was born April 8, 1965 in Ottumwa to Stephen P. and Jewell Bain Nord.

Stephen attended Smith-Warren School and was a graduate of Ottumwa High School.  He had worked at Tenco Industries.

Stephen enjoyed music, bowling, and trains.

Surviving is his mother, Jewell Laursen of Hurricane, UT; a brother, Chris Laursen and his children, Sunshine and Lucius of Ottumwa; a sister Alissa Welch and her children, Hanna and Gracie of Grimes; and an aunt De Frei of Iowa City.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, J.D. and Martha Bain, and his father, Stephen P. Nord.

His body has been cremated.

Private graveside services and inurnment will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Sunset View Cemetery near Moulton, IA.

Memorials may be made to Tenco Foundation