Year Inducted: 1985
Schools / Organizations: IHSA
Biography: Orville Nothdurft was a fixture on the Peoria area officiating scene for 50 consecutive years. Nothdurft ran the gambit with his whistle including church league, grade, high school, and college games. Nothdurft worked at least 24 IHSA District Tournaments, 30 IHSA Regional Tournaments, 19 IHSA Sectional Tournaments and 5 IHSA Super-sectional games. His resume included assignments in 100 other tournaments. Nothdurft worked a Knox-Beloit game on his 65th birthday. Orville Nothdurft died on June 14, 2001 at the age of 88.