William M. “Bill” and Linda M. Nodes


William M. “Bill” Nodes

July 14, 1943 – October 5, 2020

Linda M. Nodes

June 27, 1945 – September 20, 2020


William “Bill” and Linda were married for 51 years, raised 2 sons, and were proud grandparents to 7 grandchildren.  Bill was preceded in death by parents, Harry and Harriet Nodes; and wife, Linda.  Survived by siblings: Harry (Sandy) Nodes of Simpsonville, SC, Robert Nodes of Chattanooga, TN and Catherine (Kerry) Nuccio of Willow Grove PA.  Linda was preceded in death by parents, Clel and Doris Rydberg; siblings, Ron Rydberg and Ann Eades.  Both are survived by sons, Bill (Jennifer) of Frisco, TX and Brian (Beth) of Omaha; and grandchildren: Grace, Sam, Jacob, Jackson, Ben, Josh and Jayden.

Bill was born and raised in New Brunswick, NJ, graduating in 1961 from St Peter’s High School.  He graduated from Trenton Junior College in 1963 and served 4 years in the US Air Force, including a year in Vietnam.  The USAF brought him to the Omaha area where he met his wife Linda.

Linda was born and raised in Shenandoah, IA.  Graduated from Shenandoah High School in 1963.  She often spoke fondly of her hometown and the friends and memories she had there.  She moved to Omaha in her early 20’s and met her husband Bill on a blind date.

Together they lived and worked in Omaha for over 50 years, raised a family, and made many happy memories with friends and grandchildren.

Both will be greatly missed.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Sunday, October 11th from 5pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel.  FUNERAL SERVICE: Monday, October 12th, 10am, West Center Chapel.  GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Monday, October 12th at 12noon at Omaha National Cemetery with military honors.  Memorials are suggested to VNA Hospice or Douglas County Health Center.

To view a live broadcast of the Funeral and Graveside Services, go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Service” button on the homepage.



  • Harry And Sandy Nodes Posted October 6, 2020 8:41 pm

    Rest in peace Big Brother

  • Liz Thompson Posted October 7, 2020 8:29 pm

    We are so very sorry for the loss of your parents. We are thinking of you and sending you lots of love. Liz, Jake, Cece, and Cain Thompson

  • Catherine and Kerry Nuccio Posted October 7, 2020 11:20 pm

    Rest in Peace. We know you are together again.

  • Robert Nodes Posted October 9, 2020 7:32 am

    God Bless Bill and Linda. I miss my big brother so much, but I know that he and his beloved wife are together now forever in God’s arms.

  • Cindy Brison Posted October 10, 2020 9:43 am

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents! Linda and I worked together at the Extension Office. She was an incredible person! So sweet. Prayers for you all!

  • Jim van moorleghem Posted October 10, 2020 10:59 am

    My thoughts go to a “younger time”. Thanks for the. Memories. My prayers always….

  • Jim van moorleghem Posted October 10, 2020 11:04 am

    My thoughts go to a “younger time”. Thanks for the memories. My prayers always…

  • Debbie Dos Santos Posted October 11, 2020 4:43 pm

    Very wonderful memories of my Aunt and Uncle and time spent with my cousins. Love and prayers to everyone they touched.

  • Thad and Carolyn Rydberg Posted October 11, 2020 6:44 pm

    My family wish the Nodes and all family and friends our condolences, Had so many fun times with Aunt Linda and Uncle Bill with Bill and Brian in Shenandoah. Especially the 4th of July celebrations!

  • Kelly and Brendan Halloran Posted October 12, 2020 8:12 am

    With deepest sympathy; sending our love and prayers.

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