|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1880, Denmark|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1960|
Lake Benton News
02 11 1960 Page 2
Obituary - Nels D. Nelsen
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 3, 1960 for Nels Dahl Nelsen, 80, who passed away suddenly Monday morning, Feb 1st at the Walnut Grove Rest Home.
Services were conducted at the Diamond Lake Lutheran church at 2:00 p.m., the Rev. Calvin Rossman officiating. Interment was in the Diamond Lake Cemetery. Mrs. George Johansen was the organist.
Pallbearers were Jorgen Krog, Albert Christensen, Harold Faaborg, Thorvald Knudsen, Walter Mitchell and Carl Tambo. In charge of the flowers were Mmes. Art Hanson, Johan Krog, and Walter Mitchell.
Born in Denmark Janury 23, 1880, he had attained the age of 80 years and 8 days at the time of his death.
He emigrated to America at an early age and hd spent most of her lifetime in the Arco, Diamond Lake and Lake Benton communities. In his later years he lived for some time with his daughter, Mrs. Helen Dahl, and for the past three years had been a resident at the Walnut Grove Rest home.
He was preceded in death by a son, George of Pine City, Minn.
Surviving are nine children, Mrs. Helen Dahl, Mrs. Hubert Johnson (Metta) and Richard Nelsen, all of Lake Benton; Harry of Slayton; Albert of Sioux City, IA.; Mrs. Harold Kragh (Edna) of Montevideo; Mrs. Elmer C. Meier (Elva) of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Mrs George Weismann (Dagmar) of Phoenix, Ariz., and mrs. Roy Barnes (Laura) of Spokane, Wash. Surviving also are 29 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Mark Lauritsen (Mary) of Salem, NEb. and Mrs. B.A. Steffensen (Christine) of Holyoke, Colo.
Out of town relatives and friends attended the services form Tyler, hendricks, Porten, Arco, Faribault and Northfield.
Inger Georgina Bornhoft Nelsen (1882 - 1970)
Helen Marie Nelsen Dahl (1903 - 2000)*
Metta Marie Nelson Johnson (1911 - 1995)*
Richard Dahl Nelsen (1913 - 1999)*
Edna Dahl Nelson Kragh (1915 - 2013)*
Diamond Lake Cemetery
Plot: Row 7, Lot 64, Grave 3W
Created by: Chris Wimmer
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30652063