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James M. “Jim” Nelson

Birth
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Death
22 Aug 2014 (aged 76)
Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA
Burial
Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID
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James M. Nelson, 76, passed away late Friday, August 22, 2014, at the inpatient hospice unit at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. He was born August 28, 1937, in Omaha, NE, to Martin & Edith Nelson.

Jim served in the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant in 2002. While living in Brush for over 40 years, Jim worked for Excel Energy, formerly known as Public Service Company.

Jim was a member of Snyder Bible Church, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. He also was proud to be a member of AMAC, an organization that serves as the Voice of Americans over 50.

Survivors include his son Terry Nelson of Brush; 2 daughters, Kimberlee Percy of Henderson, NV, and Jamy Nelson of Athens, IL; 1 brother Jack of Issaquah, WA; 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great–great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie; 1 son, Jerry, and 1 daughter, Frances.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Heer Mortuary Chapel in Brush, at 10:30 AM. Military honors will be given by the US Air Force at the Brush Memorial Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Visitation will be at the Heer Chapel on Wednesday from 4 – 6 PM. Family requests in lieu of flowers friends make memorial gifts to the Jim Nelson Memorial Fund c/o Heer Mortuary.

James M. Nelson, 76, passed away late Friday, August 22, 2014, at the inpatient hospice unit at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. He was born August 28, 1937, in Omaha, NE, to Martin & Edith Nelson.

Jim served in the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant in 2002. While living in Brush for over 40 years, Jim worked for Excel Energy, formerly known as Public Service Company.

Jim was a member of Snyder Bible Church, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. He also was proud to be a member of AMAC, an organization that serves as the Voice of Americans over 50.

Survivors include his son Terry Nelson of Brush; 2 daughters, Kimberlee Percy of Henderson, NV, and Jamy Nelson of Athens, IL; 1 brother Jack of Issaquah, WA; 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great–great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie; 1 son, Jerry, and 1 daughter, Frances.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Heer Mortuary Chapel in Brush, at 10:30 AM. Military honors will be given by the US Air Force at the Brush Memorial Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Visitation will be at the Heer Chapel on Wednesday from 4 – 6 PM. Family requests in lieu of flowers friends make memorial gifts to the Jim Nelson Memorial Fund c/o Heer Mortuary.


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