Paul William Nerdin 1937 ~ 2011

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Paul William Nerdin, age 73, died June 14, 2011. Born July 1, 1937 to William Elmer Nerdin and Florence Afton Durrant in Vineyard, Utah. He married LaVerne Armitstead on May 29, 1957 in the Salt Lake City Temple. As an active member in the LDS church he served in many callings. He retired from Geneva Steel after 30 years. He also worked for Lehi Roller Mills, Alpine School District, and Wal-Mart. He loved making things with his hands, fixing children's bikes, building homes, working on the farm, and woodworking. He is survived by his wife LaVerne, children David (Rhonda) Nerdin, Douglas (Ellen) Nerdin, Donald (Lisa) Nerdin, Darin (Janet) Nerdin, Norma (Pete) Worhatch; siblings JoAnne (Dave) Corpany, and John Nerdin, and 21 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Paul was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 in the American Fork 19th Ward located at 1395 N. 100 E. A viewing will be held Friday June 17, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Anderson and Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork, Utah and Saturday 9:45-10:45 at the church prior to services. Interment will be in the American Fork Cemetery. A special thanks to EMT's at American Fork hospital and the doctors and nurses at the Trauma Center at Utah Valley Hospital. Online memories and condolences may be sent at