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Loren Nordhausen - December 19, 2012


Loren Duane Nordhausen, age 68, of Liberty Hill, Texas, and formerly of Wauneta, Neb., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
He was born Aug. 5, 1944, to Dick and Ora (Denker) Nordhausen in Imperial, Neb. He was raised in the Wauneta area and graduated from Wauneta Public Schools. After graduation, he attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated in 1996 whereupon he entered the Air Force and served for four years. He went on to work for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Helena, Mont.; then Washington D.C. and Austin, Texas. He then worked for the State of Texas.
He married Sandra Bischoff and they became the parents of Justin Duane and Jonica Nicole. In 1991, he married Nelda Sue Puckett and became a stepfather to Brandon Shea and Shelby Sue.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Ora Nordhausen, son Joel Tyler and brother Gary Dean.
He is survived by his wife, Sue; his children: Justin and Amy Nordhausen of Round Rock, Texas; Jonica and Sam Taylor of Thorndale, Texas; Shelby Puckett of Cedar Park, Texas, and Brandon Puckett of Imperial, Neb.; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brother Allan and Judi Nordhausen; sister-in-law Karen Hartman and many nieces and nephews; in-laws Delbert and Ellen McKenzie of Austin, Texas.
Memorial services were held in Liberty Hill, Texas, on Dec. 28, 2012, by Pastor Corey Ross. A memorial service in Wauneta, Neb., is scheduled for a later date.
Condolences may be sent to: Sue Nordhausen, 150 Live Oak, Liberty Hill, TX.
Memorials may be designated to the Alzheimer Association.