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In Memory of

Ailene Z. Nord

July 21, 1931 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


BETTENDORF - Ailene Z. Nord was born in 1931 to Herman and Zena Gerischer of Minnesota, the oldest of three daughters. She graduated from Augustana College in South Dakota with a B.A. in education. She then graduated from the University of Southern Minnesota with a MBA in accounting. She married Orville Nord of Minnesota in 1952. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Ailene worked as a teacher in Minnesota, then as a bookkeeper at several businesses, including Schwan's Ice Cream in Minnesota, Tony's Pizza in Kansas, and Air Filter S&S, and 4th Street Towing...

BETTENDORF - Ailene Z. Nord was born in 1931 to Herman and Zena Gerischer of Minnesota, the oldest of three daughters. She graduated from Augustana College in South Dakota with a B.A. in education. She then graduated from the University of Southern Minnesota with a MBA in accounting. She married Orville Nord of Minnesota in 1952. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Ailene worked as a teacher in Minnesota, then as a bookkeeper at several businesses, including Schwan's Ice Cream in Minnesota, Tony's Pizza in Kansas, and Air Filter S&S, and 4th Street Towing in Davenport. She was quite talented in her hobby, ceramics, and taught classes for many years. At one point she had a studio in their home. She also enjoyed reading, cribbage, and going out to eat with friends and family.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a young son, Kevin, age 4, due to leukemia. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Marian Haack.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Scot) Schaar; granddaughter, Alissa (Kurt) Krambeck; and great-grandchildren, Koen and Annika Krambeck, all of Davenport. Also Todd, Brenda, Jacob and Joshua Bergman, Wisconsin, and Janet (Gary) Miller, Minnesota, and many nieces and nephews.