Carl Nordwall

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 9, 2009

Carl M. Nordwall
WINDSOR—Capt. Carl Marshall Nordwall, 56, died peacefully Oct. 6, 2009.
He was born May 5, 1953, to the late David and Marguerite Nordwall in Chevy, Md.
Serving his community and keeping people safe was a passion for Capt. Nordwall.
He was a distinguished firefighter with the Norfolk Airport Fire Department for more than 27 years, a life member of the Oceana Fire Department, Station 8 and a member of the International Association of Firefighters.
Mr. Nordwall was also a devoted member and Squadron Commander of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 49, Smithfield, and a charter member of the American Legion Riders Chapter 49, Smithfield.
Capt. Nordwall will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Ruth Ann Nordwall; daughter, Kim Marie Thompson and husband Paul; son, Scott Van Vliet; brother, David Nordwall III; sister-in-law, Barbara Haupt; and four grandchildren, Danielle Hodges, Austin Thompson, Taylor and Logan Van Vliet; a host of nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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