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Veola, Nordin, 98 - January 11, 2017

Veola Birgetha Marie Nordin, 98, of Shoreview, MN, originally of Gothenburg, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Shoreview.
A memorial service was conducted at Minnesota, and a memorial gathering took place on Aug. 5 at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall in Gothenburg.
Nordin was born Dec. 22, 1918, to Peter and Nena Anderson Sholund at Gothenburg.
She attended public schools in Gothenburg, graduating with the Gothenburg High School Class of 1937.
Following graduation, she worked with her father at Sholunds Hardware Store until she married.
On April 10, 1947, she was united in marriage to Raymond Nordin. To this union, two daughters were born.
Nordin and her husband lived on a farm north of Gothenburg for 36 years, moving into Gothenburg in August of 1990. Her husband passed away in June of 1992.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gothenburg where she was active in several areas.
Nordin was preceded in death by: her husband, Raymond; a daughter, Sheryl Nordin-Caruso; brothers—Milford and Monroe; her parents, Peter and Nena Sholund.
Survivors include: her daughter, Phyllis (Richard) Sandberg of Roseville, MN; two grandchildren—Dr. Missy Sandberg and Ryan (Sarah) Sandberg; twin great-grandchildren—Rook John and Maysen Sierra; a sister, Inez Geisler; numerous nieces and nephews.