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Barbara Thorson Nelson
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1956
Cass County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 2006
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Barbara Nelson, 50, Fargo, ND died Saturday June 17 2006 at her home in Fargo, ND. Barbara Thorson was born April 14, 1956 at Fargo, ND, the daughter of Robert Thorson and Beverly (Grindberg) Thorson. She attended the Jud Public School. In 1973 she moved with her parents to Jamestown.

She attended Jamestown College where she met Jeffery Nelson. She and Jeff were married January 28, 1978 at Jamestown, ND. They made their home in Jamestown where she was a homemaker, but also worked at Polar King part time. She also went back to Jamestown College and received her degree in education. In 1989 they moved to Hurdsfield where she taught elementary school until 1997 when they moved back to Jamestown and she taught school at Spiritwood School for 1 year. In 2000, they bought the Pantry Cafe and operated the cafe until 2004 when she and Jeff were divorced and she moved to Fargo and worked for the Pepsi Company. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Jamestown.

She is survived by her children, Andrea (Jacob) Johnson, Elk River, MN, William (Samantha Russell) Nelson, Fargo, ND, 3 sisters and 2 brothers, Pamela (Wayne) Pfaff, Jud, ND, Roberta Brown, Jamestown, ND, Leonard Thorson, Bismarck, ND, Daniel (Darcy) Thorson, and Kenya Knoblock, all of Jamestown, ND.

She was preceded in death by her father, 1 daughter (Nellie Ann), and 1 sister (Gloria Thompson).
Created by: L Davenport
Record added: Jun 25, 2006
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Barbara <i>Thorson</i> Nelson
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