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Robert Donald Nelson
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1929
Superior
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1969
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Robert D. Nelson was born to Walter and Lillian (Vincent) Nelson in Superior, WI. He was a trainmaster for the Great Northern Railway Co. He was also a veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Unitarian Fellowship, Elks Lodge, The Railroad Superintendents Association and the American Legion. He was married to Vernette Aurdelle Holt (11/14/29 - 04/12/2001) on July 21, 1950 Together they raised three children. Robert Thomas dob (7/25/52), Victoria Christine dob (9/18/58) (Adopted: birthname Jane Colvin/Asrouch), and Laurie Ann dob ( 9/30/62).
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Kathryn.
The ashes of Robert's wife, Vernette Holt Nelson, were interred in her husband's grave on July 10, 2001, in a private family ceremony. Vernette's life is also profiled at Findagrave.com 
 
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  Vernette Aurdelle Holt Nelson (1929 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Superior
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Unk.
 
Created by: Victoria Purington
Record added: Jun 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5544011
Robert Donald Nelson
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Robert Donald Nelson
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Robert Donald Nelson
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Thank you Sir, for enlisting part of your life for the Service of our Country. Rest In Peace.
- Ron Mc.
 Added: Apr. 21, 2015

- Summer
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015

- KP
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015
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