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Doris M Schwartz Nelson
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1924
Death: Apr. 21, 2014
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

Doris Nelson (1924 - 2014) | Visit Guest Book

Doris Nelson
Evansville, Indiana
Doris Nelson, 89, of Evansville, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at her home with her family by her side. She was born September 6, 1924, in Evansville, to the late Charles and Elsie (Yourgans) Schwartz.
She was a 1942 graduate of the old Central High School She and her husband, Frank, have enjoyed spending time in Florida five to six months out of the year for many years. She loved fishing and playing cards, especially Clabber.
Doris was preceded in death by her sons, David and Paul Nelson; parents; and sisters, Jeanne Schwartz and Betty Bauer.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Frank Nelson; daughters, Sarah (Ron) Hughes and Martha Zickefoose; son, Jim (Billie) Nelson; grandchildren, Emilie, Daniel, Julie and Keith (Megan) Nelson; Julia (Brandon) Snow, Toby Ward, John (Lara) Hughes, Shelley (Rick) Hughes Brown, Brett (Leslie) Nelson and Bonnie Grist; great-grandchildren, Shelby Nelson, Brooke Ward, Jack, Bella, Bailey and Carly Hughes, Heidi Brown, Aniyah Grist and Ashlynn Cavanaugh; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Rev. Tom Hubacheck, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Thursday from 9:00 AM until service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Hospice. Condolences may be online at

Published in Courier Press on Apr. 23, 2014
Family links: 
  Charles W Schwartz (1896 - 1980)
  Elsie F. Yourgans Schwartz (1895 - 1964)
  Paul Nelson (1949 - 2009)*
  David Nelson (1968 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Linda Y
Record added: Sep 27, 2013
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Doris M <i>Schwartz</i> Nelson
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