Alan D. Nordman


LEAF RIVER – Alan D. Nordman, age 69, died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024 at the Serenity Hospice and Home near Oregon surrounded by his loving family.  He was born January 10, 1955 in Rockford, the son to Albert and Jennie (Nuppenau) Nordman.  Alan graduated from Oregon High School in 1973, then graduated from Sauk Valley College with a degree in Applied Science. He worked most of his life for Raynor Garage Door Manufacturing in Dixon as a Supervisor.  He also owned his own lawn mowing business for several decades, truly cherishing the relationships he built with his clients.  Alan married Sharon Schreiber on June 17, 1979.  He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Morris. Alan’s hobbies included collecting sports cards, sorting nuts and bolts, bowling with his friends & family, and supporting his San Francisco Giants and Miami Dolphins.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and his many dogs over the years.  He enjoyed watching the Andy Griffith Show on tv every afternoon.  Everyone who knew him knew his love language was through bantering.  He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Jennie Nordman, sister Janice Miller, and nephews Jason Miller, Robert and Ryan Buskohl.  He is survived by his loving wife Sharon of Leaf River; daughter Lynnette (Rob) Hough IV of Mt. Morris, IL; sisters Judy Buskohl of Sterling, IL and Joyce (Carl) Sanders of Franklin Grove, IL; and grandchildren Rebecca Hough and R.G. Hough V both of Mt. Morris, IL; and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th Street in Oregon, IL with the Rev. Josh Ehrler pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Morris officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at the funeral home from 9:30 -11:00 AM on Saturday.  Burial will follow the service at the North Grove Evangelical Cemetery near Leaf River.  A memorial fund is established for the Mt. Morris Fire Foundation NFP or the charity of the donor’s choice.  Visit to leave a condolence or memory of Alan.