Ronald A. Nordstrand May 18, 1943 - April 12, 2019

 

Age 75, of Mendota Heights

Died on April 12, 2019

Preceded in death by his grandson Alexander.

Survived by Mary Jo, his beloved wife of 49 years; children Erik and Amy (Jeff) Sik; grandchildren Maximilian and Clara; brothers Dennis (Carol) and Burt (Yvonne); sister Gail Dahlstrom.

Ron was former Vice President of Seagate Technology. Ron loved to travel the world for work and fun. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. He was an avid sports enthusiast, especially when the Twins and Packers were winning. He had an infectious sense of humor and a laugh that could fill a room.

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Tuesday at The Church of Assumption, 51 7th Street W., St. Paul.
Visitation 3 to 7 pm Monday at Willwerscheid West Heights Chapel, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul, and also from 9:30 to 10:00 am Tuesday at church.

Burial will be private at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to donor’s choice.

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Tuesday at The Church of Assumption, 51 7th Street W., St. Paul. Visitation 3 to 7 pm Monday at Willwerscheid West Heights Chapel, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul, and also from 9:30 to 10:00 am Tuesday at church.

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    Chuck Baker says

    Mary Jo, Eric, and Amy, I am so sad to hear of Ron’s passing yesterday. Ican only say it will take time
    for your pain of his passing starts to go away. Don’t hold in the pain. Ask for help and letyour emotions
    out so you can heal.

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      Amy says

      Oh my goodness, Chuck. Thank you so much for these kind words and advice. We appreciate your support so very much and are so greatful for your friendship. We miss Mary Beth very much too and hope you are doing OK. With Love, Amy, Erik and Mary Jo

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    TOM DILLON says

    So sorry for your loss. Ron worked for me for several years and he was a great manager and fun to work with.

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      Amy says

      Thank you so much Tom. He spoke often of you and the times you worked with him! He respected you very much. Thank you so much for your condolences. With love, Amy, Erik, and Mary Jo

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    Tammy Nordstrand says

    Mary Jo, Eric, and Amy; Sending comforting hugs to you as we are remembering Uncle Ron with so many memories! Missing you all! With love, John, Tammy and kids-Seth, Sonny, Samara

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      Amy says

      Tammy, John and Family, thank you so much for your kind words . We’ve had so many good memories of him and we have to hold onto those. He loved you very much. We miss you too! It was wonderful to see you John and to chat! With love, Amy, Erik, and Mary Jo

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    Mark Brewer says

    What a very dear friend for many years. He was a delight to work with and spend time with at Seagate. Love and prayers to the family. He will be remembered well.

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      Amy says

      Thank you so much, Mark, for your kind words. I remember he spoke often of you and your friendship and he had very good memories working with you at Seagate. So we know he valued your friendship. Thank you so much again and we hope you are well! With love, Mary Jo, Amy and Erik

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    Paul Biagi says

    Mary Jo, my condolences. Ron’s sudden passing comes as a shock. I remember your alls trips here well.

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In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to donor’s choice.