Orrin Nummerdor

Date of Death: Jan 31, 2021
Orrin Nummerdor

1941 - 2021

Orrin Nummerdor, 79 of Waupun, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 31, 2021 at his home.

Orrin was born September 27, 1941 in Fond du Lac the son of Clyde and Reca Griffioen Nummerdor. Orrin attended Waupun High School and graduated in 1961. Following graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served three years with one year being in Korea. On June 26, 1965 he married Mary Pinkerton at Trinity Reformed Church in Waupun. Following their marriage the couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Orrin was part owner of Nummerdor Bros. Auto Sales. Upon selling the business, he worked for Homan Auto Sales from which he retired in 1999. He then became office manager at Bergstrom Auto Sales in Beaver Dam and later worked part-time at Karavan Trailers in Fox Lake. Orrin was a long-time member of Lions International, being a member of Waupun Lions Club and later Beaver Dam. He was also a member of First Reformed Church in Waupun, a long-time member of Rock River Country Club in Waupun, and a member of American Legion Post 210 in Waupun.

Orrin is survived by his wife, Mary Nummerdor of Waupun; daughter, Gale Nummerdor of Waupun; two sons: Robert Nummerdor of Waupun and David Nummerdor of Waupun; two sisters: Joyce (Don) Cerjance of Waupun and Linda (Les) Hull of Waupun; and brother-in-law, Jim Pinkerton of Canyon City, CO.

Orrin was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Pam Nummerdor; brother, John Nummerdor; sister, Lorraine Munsell; brother-in-law, Jim Munsell; sister-in-law, Sandy Nummerdor, and brother-in-law, Rolland “Pete” “Peters.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Orrin Nummerdor will be held Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Barry Lang officiating.


Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. American Legion Post 210 will provide military honors.



  1. Marilyn Vander Sanden Says: February 1, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Mary and family, my thoughts and prayers ae with you all at this most difficult time.

  2. Jim and Carla Petersen Says: February 1, 2021 at 4:03 pm

    So sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Praying for you all.

  3. Beth Krause (Dille) Says: February 2, 2021 at 6:22 am

    Mary, I’m very sorry for the loss of Orrin. You’ve suffered too much loss with a daughter & now your dear husband of many years. I think of you often & ‘the old days’.

  4. Mary,Bob,Gale and David
    I am sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. I pray that you will find healing and comfort in the prayers of your family and friends. Know that you are loved and thought of.
    -Pam Streekstra

  5. Patricia Henke Says: February 2, 2021 at 8:50 am

    Mary and Family, I am so sorry for the sudden loss of your husband and father. I remember your speaking of him while at the YMCA pool in Beaver Dam when I used to be there in the summertime. While we aren’t spending summers in Wisconsin anymore, I do remember our visits during pool time. My sincerest sympathies. Pat Henke

  6. Doug/Judy Bresser Says: February 2, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    Mary and family, our heart felt sympathy to all of you. Even though we haven’t seen you in a few years, we still have fond memories of you and Orrin. Always had lots of laughs when we saw you. God bless you.

  7. Dear Mary, Bobby, Gale and David. I am so sorry for the loss of Orrin. I loved him. He was always smiling and joking. He was an absolute joy to be around. I will miss him very much. My heart and love goes out to all of you. With much love, Karen Munsell Shippey.

  8. Joel Vessey Says: February 5, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Mary, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Orin. Prayers

  9. Judith Henket Says: February 6, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    Mary, just saw that your husband passed away unexpectedly. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Also Jim & Jeanne. Judy Henker

  10. Steve and Rosalie Homan Says: February 8, 2021 at 9:41 am

    Our condolences to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray for God’s comfort and peace for you.

  11. Al & Jeanne Pobanz Says: February 8, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    Mary, I’m so sorry to her of Orrin passing. I know you had a great life together. Our prayers go to all of your family.

    Al & Jeanne Pobanz

  12. I’m so sorry for your loss Maru

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