Juanita  Nordlund

Obituary for Juanita Nordlund

July 30, 1935 - July 28, 2021
Wauconda, Illinois | Age 85

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Aunt and Friend


Juanita M. Nordlund, age 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.

Juanita was born July 30, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John and Evelyn Poppert.

On June 18, 1955, Juanita married Rodger Nordlund, in Chicago, IL.

Juanita worked as a baker for Jewel many years. Juanita will be remembered by many for the love she had for, coffee, ketchup, cigarettes and chocolate, not necessarily in that order, and also the love for her family especially when they would sneak her chocolate, which they did until some of her last days.

Juanita is survived by her son's: Rodger (Janice) Nordlund, and Bryan (Kathy) Nordlund; her grandchildren: Kristen, Daniel, Jeremy, Katie, Andrew, Mark, Scotty (Tracy), Erick (Hannah), Niki, and Sam; and many great - grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Juanita was proceeded in death by her husband; Rodger Nordlund, her daughter Evelyn Vastis, her parents John and Evelyn Poppert; her brother Richard (Pat) Poppert.

Visitation for Juanita will be held from 2-6 P.M., on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL.
Prayer service will start at 5:30.

For more information, call Colonial Funeral 815-385-0063

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McHenry, IL 60050
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