Rodney Nackerud

March 3, 1927-May 20, 2013

WALNUT GROVE – Services for Rodney “Peter” Nackerud, 86, of Walnut Grove will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, rural Walnut Grove. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Walnut Grove Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Burial is in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service – Walnut Grove Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

He died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Westbrook Good Samaritan Care Center in Westbrook.

He was born March 3, 1927, in Tracy, to Andrew and Julia (Olson) Nackerud. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Shanghai, China.

Survivors include his wife, Anna; stepchildren, Robin Groess of Walnut Grove and Robert Groess of Effie; nieces and nephew, Nancy Herder of Walnut Grove, Kay Koblegard of Walnut Grove and Al Bakken of Belgrade, Mont.