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In Loving Memory Of

James (Jim) Nordin


James (Jim) William Nordin, resident of Grande Prairie, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the QEII Hospital at the age of 66 years, after a courageous battle with Cancer.

Jim was born in Kipling, SK on June 29, 1949 and grew up in Maple Creek, SK. Jim worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Maple Creek, SK and Rosthern, SK before joining the Canadian Air Force, where he served for 7 years. In 1978, Jim moved to Grande Prairie, AB where he worked for AGT/Telus until he retired.

Jim was married to Jean McKay in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1985. They celebrated the birth of their baby girl, Candice, a year later.

Jim joined ANAVETS, Unit 389, in Grande Prairie in its first year, was a valued member, and served on the Executive for many years. He also served on ANAVETS Alberta Provincial Command Executive and was serving in the role of Past President at the time of his passing.

Jim is survived by his wife Jean, and daughter Candice (Bryan), his mom, Irene (nee Sproat), his three sisters: Lois (Darryl) Stroh, Cathy Shields, and Carol (Brian) Cameron; his mother in-law, Gwen McKay (nee Leben), brothers in-law: Jim (Muriel) McKay, John (Hazel) McKay, Joey McKay and Jerry McKay; many nieces and nephews and many life-long friends.

Jim was predeceased by his father, Bill Nordin, and his father in-law, Donald McKay.

A Service will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 2pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.) with a public viewing at noon. Luncheon to follow at ANAVETS in Grande Prairie (10117 93 St).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chrohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada (600 60 Street Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5), or to the Canadian Cancer Society (103 9805 97 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8B9).

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In Loving Memory of

James (Jim) Nordin


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Memorial Service
Thursday, March 24, 2016
2:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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