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Obituary: Melvin Clyde Nordberg

Melvin Clyde Nordberg "Mel" Melvin Clyde Nordberg passed away September 14, 2005 from complications of Alzheimers. Mel was born in Salt Lake City on February 8, 1920 to Ida and Adolph Nordberg. He grew up in Copperton, graduated from Bingham High School and the University of Utah. He and his wife, Elaine, were married 51 years. Mel served in the US Army during World War II. He was Chief Accountant for Lang Company and Dugway Proving Ground/Deseret Test Center. Mel retired in 1970 and became a "tennis bum". He also loved to play table tennis, chess, ballroom dance, harmonica, talking with people and traveling. Mel is survived by his wife, children Brian (Colleen) and Debbie (John) Colt and grandchildren Jefferson (9), Nicholas (5) and Daniel (1) Colt. He is preceded in death by his brother, Clifford and sister, Dorothy Lawrence Krause. The family would like to thank Alta Ridge Alzheimers Facility, especially Kathi, for the kind and loving care provided; also special thanks to Inspiration Hospice. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association or Community of Grace Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held at Community of Grace Presbyterian Church, 2015 East Newcastle Drive (8890 South) on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 at 11 a.m.