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In Memory

Nels Nelson

Nels J. Nelsen:  died of cancer November 23, 2000.  He served in the US Army based in Germany.  He was the founder and proprietor of Nelsen Mower & saw Inc.  He also had worked at American Motors and Eaton.  An active member of street rod clubs and he enjoyed spending time on his boat.  Surviving are his wife Laine (Martin-Nelsen) two sons, two stepdaughters and two stepsons.  Eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. 
 

 
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09/12/10 03:08 PM #1    

Thomas Sorensen

I always visited Nels at his shop when I was in Kenosha. He took time out of his busy schedule to attend to his friend from California and he always made me feel special.
As kids we hung out at Columbus and St. Mary's Lutheran church where we drove Rev. Siersbeck nuts. I remember when he won the Illinois lottery the first thing he did was pay off his parents mortgage. He loved the adventure of life and lived it to its fullest. Friendship was primary in his life.


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