Leilani Nordquist

Jul 14, 1937 - Mar 29, 2021

Leilani Nordquist

July 14, 1937 - March 29, 2021

Send Flowers Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Leilani L. Nordquist, 83, of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.
Leilani Nelson was born July 14, 1937 in Fort Dodge, IA. She was raised in Waterloo and then later Fort Dodge. She graduated from FDSH. She was united in marriage to Bob Nordquist on September 18, 1955 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper at Friendship Haven and then at First Congregational Church for many years. Lani loved to play cards, especially bridge. Her greatest joy came from time spent with family and vacationing with them at the family cabin in Trego, Wisconsin.
Lani is survived by sons, Kent (Molly) Nordquist of Bella Vista, AR and Ted (Jane) Nordquist of Cape Coral, FL; granddaughters, Sara (Cory Davis) Nordquist-Davis of Omaha, NE; Kali Nordquist (Kris France) of Robinson, IL; sister, Vickey Messerly and sister-in-law, Becky (Joe) Riley; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Art and Ruth (White) Nelson; husband of 63 years, Bob in 2018; brother, Allen Nelson.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a memorial tree in memory of Leilani Nordquist, please visit our Tribute Store


Sat, Jun 12, 2021 at 11:00 am
St. Paul Lutheran Church

400 S 13th St
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Get Directions

Sign in to share your memory

We'll never post without your permission

or use your email

By adding a comment, you agree to the following privacy notice and conditions of use

Email Directions

Enter an email address below.
Please separate multiple emails with a coma.

Text Directions

Enter a mobile number below

Get Updates

Sign up to receive a notification daily whenever there is an update on this obituary.


Thank you for sharing!

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Leilani Nordquist.

Send Flowers