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 W Dennis Nelson

W Dennis Nelson

Morgan, Morgan County, Utah, USA
Death 8 Jun 1995 (aged 69)
Rich County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 101-4-E-5
Memorial ID 136790 · View Source
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Son of Walter Grant Nelson and Verna Mitchell

Husband of Colleen Beryl Foley

LAYTON--Our beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, W. Dennis Nelson, 69, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, June 8, 1995 at the Bear Lake home he built and where he loved to be.

He was born May 31,1926 in Morgan, Utah, a son of W. Grant and Verna Mitchell Nelson. He married Colleen Foxley, April 11, 1947 in Layton, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized May 11, 1983 in the Ogden LDS Temple. He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Salt Lake City Battleship and in the Korean War. He worked as an Electrical Engineer for Hill Air Force Base.

More than anything in life he cherished his grandchildren. He was such a generous man and was a special friend to all.

Surviving are his wife, Layton; one son, Scott D. (Melissa) Nelson, Layton; four daughters, Pat (David) Garrett; Connie (Craig) Thatcher, both of Salt Lake City; LeeAnn (John) Christensen, Layton; Diane (Blake) Hobson, Salt Lake City; 24 grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother, Gordon (Jolene) Nelson, Fresno, California.

"My Life Has Been Touched"
"Becasue we have walked
a special walk together,
Because you matter to me,
Because we are friends
Because you have given me courage,
Because I care and I Love You."

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 12, at Fox Creek Ward, 202 W. 1675 No., Layton, with Bishop Douglas Miller officiating. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1074 N. Fairfield Rd. and one hour prior to services at the church.

Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery were military honors will be accorded by the Navy Reserve and the VFW.

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: June 10, 1995

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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136790
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for W Dennis Nelson (31 May 1926–8 Jun 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136790, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .