|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1843, Denmark|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1925|
Mrs. H. P. Nelson Called To Her Reward –
After several weeks of illness, Mrs. H. P. Nelson died at her home in Wolbach at about 1 o'clock last Sunday morning. This is the second time death has claimed an old resident in this community during the past few weeks, Mr. Lambert having been taken about ten days prior. Mrs. Nelson's daughter, Mrs. Ida Bartunek was at Lincoln at the time of the death of her mother, having returned to Lincoln Saturday. She was called back to Wolbach Sunday and her daughter, Kathleen, accompanied her.
Many other relatives and friends came to attend the funeral which was held Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran church conducted by Rev. R. A. White at 2:30 P.M. The remains were laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery.
Obituary – Marie Larsen was born in Lulland (sic), Denmark, November 4, 1843 and died her home in Wolbach, Nebr., February 22, 1925, aged 84 years, 3 months and 18 days. She was married at Waupaca, Wisconsin to H. P. Nelsen October 6, 1873.
Grandpa Nelsen passed on five years ago. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Nelsen had three sons and one daughter, Will of Curlen, Washington, who could not be here today, Gus H. Nelsen, who preceded the parents to the Better Land 8 years ago, Charley of Greeley, Nebr. and Ida Bartunek, who has lived with her mother at a time when it became necessary for some one to live with her. There were 12 grandchildren, three having died, and one great grandchild living at Seattle, Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Nelsen were among the early settlers of Wolbach having lived here 40 years. Being such long residents of the community they are well known and leave a large number of friends behind. The surviving children and other relatives have the sympathy of the entire community.
Card of Thanks – We take this means of thanking all who so kindly and lovingly helped us during the sickness and death of our beloved mother, Mrs. H. P. Nelson. We are also grateful for the beautiful flowers and the kindness show to us by the Danish Brotherhood. The Children.
Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, February 26, 1925, transcribed by Linda Berney
Hans Peter Nelson (1844 - 1920)*
Ida Nelson Bartunek (1877 - 1942)*
Plot: Block 7, Lot 65
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Nov 02, 2010
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