Thomas A. Nordhorn
Winslow Alumni Class of 1954
February 03, 2010
Thomas Austin Nordhorn, 73, of Peachtree City, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at the Piedmont Hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tom was born November 26, 1936, in Petersburg, Indiana, to William and Dorothy Belle (Jackson) Nordhorn. He graduated from Winslow High School, Class of 1954 and served in the United States Air Force for four years. Tom attended Oakland City University (Bachelors of Science in Math and Physics 1961) and Union College (Masters Degree in Math and Physics 1971). Tom retired from the Warrick County School Corporation after 30 years as a high school math teacher. He also was owner of Town and Country Pools in Newburgh, IN for 28 years. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and the Winslow Christian Church.
Tom gave in death as he gave in life. He was an organ donor.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Delta (Corn) Nordhorn of Peachtree City, GA; two daughters, Delta Ann York (David) of Smyrna, TN and Sarah Ericksen (Kirk) of Peachtree City, Ga.; two grandchildren, Audrey and Isaac Ericksen of Peachtree City, GA.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, William and Dorothy Belle Nordhorn, sister and brother-in-law, Stanley and Donna Rae Cook, and his brother, Robert Nordhorn.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010, at Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, IN
Friends called from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Doyle Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Winslow High School Alumni Scholarship Fund, Attn: Pike County Community Foundation, PO Box 587, Petersburg, IN 47567-0587 or Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Pkwy, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256 www.woundedwarriorproject.com