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Michael J. Nordlie
October 18, 1951 - August 9, 2017

Michael J. Nordlie

Michael J. Nordlie
Oct 18, 1951 - Aug 9, 2017

Michael J. Nordlie
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Stoughton- Michael J. Nordlie, age 65, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Agrace after a five year battle with cancer. He was born in Stoughton on October 18, 1951, the son of Raymond and Josie Nordlie. Mike graduated from Stoughton High School in 1969. On June 22, 1974 he married Jean E. Veum. Together they loved travelling and going on road trips. Mike worked in the Stoughton area for over 40 years and retired in January of 2015. Mike enjoyed attending Stoughton boys and girls hockey games. He was a big fan of the Beloit Snappers baseball team. Most of all Mike enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and enjoyed taking them to Disney World several times. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jean; two sons, Brian (Sarah) and Chad; five grandchildren, Ty, Cheyenne, Brianne, Jackson and Savannah; two brothers, John (Mary) and Ken (Mary); many nieces, nephews and cousins; and numerous friends. Mike was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother-in-law, Owen and Eunice Veum; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Covenant Lutheran Church in Stoughton, with Rev. Jerry Tews officiating. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, immediately following, in the church fellowship hall. Burial will take place in Graves Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton, and from 10:00 AM until the time of services at church on Tuesday. A special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, you were our home away from home since April 2nd. Please share your memories of Mike.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 873-9244

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John Caruso on Feb 22, 2018


So sorry to hear about Mike. Both Mike and you were great co-workers at Nelson and I miss you both.

John Caruso

Ron Prochnow on Aug 15, 2017

To the family of Mike, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Ron & Kay Prochnow

Ron hollis on Aug 12, 2017

I enjoyed working with Mike. Good sense of humor. Will miss you my friend ‼️‼️

Randy Ree on Aug 12, 2017

Mike was a great guy. He was one of the best guys you would ever want to meet. I am sorry for your loss and hope everything gets better for you.

Beth Hanson on Aug 12, 2017

Mike will be in my heart forever. We have alot of great memories. I will miss him dearly.

Kristine Annen on Aug 11, 2017

My deepest sympathy goes out to your entire family. I remember working with Mike at Nelson while I was in High School. He taught me well and was a character. I hope your at peace now Mike!



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Cress Funeral Home, Stoughton
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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1525 N. Van Buren St.
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589
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