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Walter Donn Nelson
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1933
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2010
Scott County
Iowa, USA

From the January 11, 2010, edition of The Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)

BETTENDORF - Walter Donn Nelson, 76, of Bettendorf, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9, 2010, at the Iowa Masonic Health Facility in Bettendorf.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. The family will greet friends beginning at 1 p.m. There will be a gathering after the memorial service at the Valley Inn in Pleasant Valley, Iowa. Graveside services will take place at a later date at Davenport Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.

Donn was born March 11, 1933, in Milton, Iowa, the son of Dana & Lois (Henderson) Nelson. He operated Nelson Excavating and in later years, Nelson Irrigation.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Pete Gagne, Gary Gagne, Sharon Hanson, Linda Worden-Clark, Donna Small, Dana Nelson, Dawn Turner and David Nelson; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Sue (John) Meier.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Donn's obituary at

Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Jun 25, 2011
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Walter Donn Nelson
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