Obituaries

Vonda M. (Nodurft) Billhorn – Manchester

Vonda M. (Nodurft) Billhorn, 90, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, while
on vacation with her daughters in Montana. Visitation for Vonda will be held, Thursday, July 22, 2021,
3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester.

Funeral Service for Vonda will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, First Evangelical Lutheran
Church with the Reverend Tony D. Ede officiating. Additional visitation; one hour prior to services
Friday, at the church. Burial will take place at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester.

Vonda was born September 15, 1930, in Strawberry Point, Iowa, daughter of Fred and Hilda (Fredrick)
Nodurft. She was a graduate from Strawberry Point High School. Vonda married Kenneth Billhorn on
August 23, 1949, in Strawberry Point, Iowa; 3 children were born into this union. They farmed together
in Strawberry Point and then moved to Manchester in 1960 where she started working for the ASCS
office and later worked for Dr. Bushnell’s office. She owned and operated the Mode O’Day Store; she
then worked for the special education office. She started her legal career for Charlton Law Office and
then retired from Hanson Law Office.

Vonda was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing,
gardening, sewing, quilting and needle work, traveling and riding in the car.

Vonda is survived by her children, Gloria Kluesner of Manchester and Kathryn Petersen of Knoxville,
TN; seven grandchildren, Scott (Cher) Delperdang, Shaun (Nicole) Flanagan and Bry’nne Flanagan
(Ben), Justin and Joel (Nicole) Kluesner, and Sara (Alan) Pinkerton and Elizabeth “Liz” Petersen; and
nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Hilda Nodurft; husband Ken of 64 years; daughter,
Bonnie Billhorn; grandson, Chad Delperdang; son-in-law, Lyle Kluesner; brother, Raymond Nodurft
and sister, Vernita Pape.

Please share a memory of Vonda at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.

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