Nordquist, Carl John "Jack" 87, of Baxter, MN passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Essentia Health/St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, MN. Private family services will be held at a later date. Carl was born on March 26, 1930 in St. Paul, MN to Carl and Henrietta (Hagen) Nordquist. He joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War serving from 1949-1952. He married Donna Thornton on June 8th, 1952 in Bloomington, IL. Carl graduated from the U of M with a BA in Architecture, working for over 40 years as an architect. Carl will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 65 years, Donna; six children, Charles, John, Carolyn, Robert, Kevin, and Ann; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchil-dren. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, MN.