In Memory of

Janet S. Nordin

July 14, 1950 - December 14, 2021
From: Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Janet S. Nordin 71, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge. Private family services are planned at Lost Grove Township Cemetery, Harcourt.  Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is in charge of arrangements.

     Janet was born July 14, 1950, in Fort Dodge to Clarence and Mildred (Schultz) Lomicka. She graduated from Prairie Community High School with the Class of 1968 and later attended cosmetology school.  Janet was united in marriage to Dan Nordin on June 28, 1968. Together they operated and lived on the family farm south of Gowrie later moving into the town of Gowrie.  She enjoyed her time spent in Okoboji, sewing and quilting. She was a member of the Gowrie Xi Eta Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Zion Lutheran Church where she volunteered as a Sunday School teacher and led other youth activities.  Janet served on the Webster County Farm Services Agency Board and the Prairie Valley School Board.

     She is survived by her husband Dan; children, Matt Nordin, Kriss (Jason) Nelson and Mitch Nordin; 6 grandchildren, Taylor Cloud, Justin, Erica and Collin Nordin; Taylor Nelson and Dustin Nordin; one great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Nelson; brother John (Patricia) Lomicka of Callender; and her sister-in-law Beth Carlon and her husband Pete of Ames.  Janet was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be left to the family’s discretion.

Private Family Services
Lost Grove Township Cemetery
Harcourt, Iowa


Friday, December 17, 2021 at 7:24 AM
“Our deepest sympathies to the family. Janet and I graduated togther. Dean Adkins”
- Dean and Marlys Adkins

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 10:49 PM
“We were so sorry to hear of Janet’s passing. I have some fun memories of her- especially when Ryan and I worked out in the field for Nordin’s as teenagers. She was a great friend to our family and will be missed. We will be praying for your family. ”
- Chris, Sheralyn, Deklan & Griffin Page. Rick & Starla Smith

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 4:07 PM
“Dan and family, My sympathies to you and your family. Your old Lanyon classmate, Charles Lundquist”
- Charles Lundquist

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 1:52 PM
“Dear Dan and family, we are so sorry to hear of Janet’s passing. We send our love and condolences to all of you. Phil & Ingrid”
- Philip & Ingrid Ecklund

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 1:15 PM
“I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.”
- Lynette Peterson

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 12:11 PM
“Our hearts and prayers go out to each of you. Janet will be missed and we will miss seeing her smile. Sincerely Scott $ Jan”
- Scott & Jan Miller

Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:05 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family. ”
- Betty Peterson

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:25 PM
“Thinking of Janet’s family at this difficult time. I knew Janet for over 35 years first as a parent, next as a neighbor. She was always so kind and easy to talk to. She will be missed by many. So very sorry for your loss.”
- John and Pam Nelson

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 8:55 PM
“So shocked and saddened by this news. Janet was one of my best friends and a more loyal friend can not ever be found. Though we didn't get together much over the years we kept in touch. I will miss her so much. My thoughts to the family. You where blessed to have her for a wife, a mother and grandmother. I was blessed to call her my friend. ”
- Lynn Schill Hooper

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 6:29 PM
“Our sincere sympathy to you, Dan and to your family. We remember how gracious Janet was when you hosted our 50th Class reunion at your house. Praying for all of you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Tom & Karol ”
- Tom & Karol Nordstrom

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 6:10 PM
“Thinking of all. We had so many fun times together. ”
- Paul and Kathy Mens

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 5:10 PM
“We are so very sorry to hear of Janet’s passing. We are sending prayers your way. ”
- Traci Culver

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