Bertel L. Nord passed away on October 14th, 2019. He was born to Selma Johnson and Andrew Nord on November 10th, 1922 in Hazelwood, WA.
He attended Kennydale School and graduated from Renton High School in 1941. He worked for Frederick and Nelson and entered World War II in 1942, served in the Air Corps in China, Burma, India, and served with the Flying Tigers in China. Upon returning home he owned and operated Bert’s Signal Service Station. He married Evelyn Peternel in 1947 and they celebrated 72 years of marriage on September 20th, 2019. He worked for Overall Laundry Service for 30 years as production supervisor. He was an avid sports fan, loved to dance, travel, and read. He was an active member in the Vasa Order of America, serving as District Master.
Survived by 3 children, Susan Dougherty, Bonnie Bahl, and David Nord, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. A military service will be held at 12:00 o’clock on October 23rd, 2019 at Greenwood Memorial Funeral Park.