|(Tuesday - March 23,
2021) - Jon J. "Jack" Nord, age 79, of Quinnesec passed away on Sunday,
March 21, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain,
with his loving wife by his side.
Jack was born October 11, 1941,
in Norway, son of the late Walter and June (Maheu) Nord. He graduated
from Norway High School in 1959 and married his high school sweetheart,
Alice Trevillian, on Dec. 26th of that same year at St. Barbara's
Catholic Church in Vulcan. He served in the U.S. Navy for three years.
After moving back to the area he worked at Lodal, the Niagara Paper Mill
and was a serviceman for Iron Mountain Gas Co. for nearly thirty years,
retiring in 1998. A lifelong resident of the area, Jack was a member of
the American Legion Post 50, the Breitung Township Volunteer Fire
Department for many years, and attended Trinity United Methodist Church.
He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending most of his time at
camp, which he built and took great pride in. In his younger days he
enjoyed snowmobiling with family and friends. A "Jack of all trades," he
could fix just about anything. He loved working on cars and raced at the
Norway Speedway for several years. He was a huge supporter of his
grandchildren in all of their sporting events and traveled near and far
to countless baseball, football and basketball games. In August of 2019
he and his son, Craig, had the pleasure of traveling to Washington D.C.
as a member of the U.P. Honor Flight.
Jack is survived by his
wife of 61 years, Alice; three children, Craig (Marsha) Nord, Janis Nord
and Renee (Paul) Grenier, all of Quinnesec; two brothers, Ross (Melanie)
Nord of Norway and Michael (Pat) Phillips of North Carolina;
brothers-in-law, Ward (Joyce) Trevillian and Larry (Carol) Trevillian;
sisters, Joyce (Dean) Phillips, JoAnn (John) Janczak, and Barbara (Lynn)
Kinzinger; grandchildren, Laura (Brody), Logan (Sammy), Eric, Stacy
(Christopher), Brian, Cole (Katelynn) and Brock (Alena); ten
great-grandchildren and one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws Richard and
Laurette Trevillian, a grandson, Justin Nord, and a brother-in-law, Dale
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on
Friday, March 26, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will follow at 1:00 at the church with Rev. Geri Hamlen
officiating. Burial will be in Cemetery Park with military honors
conducted by the Uren-Johnson-Cooper American Legion Post 50.
lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Jack's memory.
"The family would like to thank the Hospice staff at the Oscar G.
Johnson V.A. Medical Center for their exceptional care and concern for
our husband, father and grandfather during such a difficult time."
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Jon "Jack" Nord online
The family has entrusted the
Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the