LIBERTYVILLE, IL, U.S.A.
SGT, 3RD ACR, BRAVE RIFLES, 3RD PLT, KILLER TROOP, 3RD SQDN, FORT CARSON, CO
03/13/2015, LIBERTYVILLE, IL
SGT Daniel Roy Nerstrom, 31 passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 in Libertyville. He was born February 26, 1984 in Lake Forest, IL.
SGT Nerstrom was a graduate of Oak Grove School and Libertyville High School in 2002. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on September 15, 2003. His basic training was at Fort Knox, KY. He was a member of the 3rd ACR, Brave Rifles, 3rd Platoon, Killer Troop, 3rd Squadron at Fort Carson, CO. His unit deployed to Iraq in February 2005, and were stationed in Southern Baghdad. He was medically retired on February 5, 2013 He joined the Gurnee American Legion Post.
Surviving are his parents, Douglas and Kim (nee Mitchell) Nerstrom; sister Kelli (Mike) Luna; grandmother Carol Mitchell; his girlfriend Amanda Tiffany and her son Austin, who Dan always considered to be his son. He was also the dear nephew of Peter Nerstrom, Susan (Paul) Andrews, Mark Mitchell and Kelly (Kevin) McCormack. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, LeRoy and Gloria Nerstrom and Roger Mitchell.
SGT Nerstrom was buried with full military honors.
A message left in SGT Nerstrom’s guest book:
March 6, 2016 Daniel, u brought much love to ur family and friends. U were a wonderful father, a good friend and son. God has taken ur pain away, but left a hole in hearts here on earth, RIP my dear friend. And peace be with ur mom and family. Anonymous