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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
NORDSTROM BRUCE A
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NORDSTROM INC [JWN]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O NORDSTROM, INC., 1617 SIXTH AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/24/2012
(Street)

SEATTLE, WA 98101
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/24/2012   G V 231,971(1) A $ 0 10,839,485 D  
Common Stock 05/24/2012   G V 1,014,845 D $ 0 0 I See(2)
Common Stock               253,553 I See(3)
Common Stock 05/24/2012   G V 280,726 D $ 0 0 I See(4)
Common Stock               563,265 I See(5)
Common Stock               6,935,360 I See(6)
Common Stock               1,555,200 I See(7)
Common Stock               5,501,520 I See(8)
Common Stock               236,776 I By wife

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
NORDSTROM BRUCE A
C/O NORDSTROM, INC.
1617 SIXTH AVENUE
SEATTLE, WA 98101
    X    

Signatures

 Paula McGee, Attorney-in-Fact for Bruce A. Nordstrom   05/25/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Shares previously reported as held indirectly by the reporting person in the Bruce A. Nordstrom 2010 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust have been distributed to the reporting person individually pursuant to the terms of the trust agreement.
(2) Pursuant to the terms of the Bruce A. Nordstorm 2009 3-Year Grantor Retained Annuity Trust, on May 24, 2012, the final distribution of 1,014,845 shares were transferred to reporting person's children.
(3) By self as trustee for my benefit under the Bruce A. Nordstrom 2008 5-Year Grantor Retained Annuity Trust.
(4) Pursuant to the terms of the Bruce A. Nordstorm 2010 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust, on May 24, 2012, the final distribution of 48,755 shares were transferred to reporting person's children and the remaining 231,971 shares were distributed to the reporting person individually and are reported on this Form 4 as directly owned.
(5) By self as trustee for my benefit under the Bruce A. Nordstorm 2010 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust #2
(6) By self as trustee for my benefit and the benefit of my children under the Frances Nordstrom Trust.
(7) By self as trustee for my benefit and the benefit of my children under the 1976 Bruce A. Nordstrom Trust.
(8) By self as co-trustee for the benefit of my sister, Anne G. Gittinger, with respect to 5,501,520 shares in the Everett Nordstrom Trust. The amount shown does not include my nominal interest in 743,420 shares held in trust for the benefit of Susan Dunn, my niece, and for which I am a co-trustee. I am a contingent remainderman with respect to both trusts, but disclaim beneficial ownership of the securities held within these trusts. This report shall not be deemed an admission that I am the beneficial owner of the securities held within the trusts for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.

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