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 Westley Alfred “Sid” Nelson

Westley Alfred “Sid” Nelson

Birth
Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Mar 1990 (aged 80)
Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Burial Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Plot 104, 2
Memorial ID 151312 · View Source
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Wesley Alfred (Sid) Nelson, 80, died on Sunday, March 4, 1990 at his home.


Born October 6, 1909 in Mantua, son of Ferdinand and Christina Olsen Nelson.


Married Violet Mae Burden on April 14, 1947 in Ogden; solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on May 16, 1956.


He served in the U.S. Army, WW II, under General Patton in France and Germany. He received the Purple Heart.


At the time of his passing he was a High Priest in the Mantua First Ward; served in the Elders Quorum Presidency; and had been a faithful home teacher. Committee member for the Senior Citizins. Retired dairy farmer, he worked at the Mantua Fish Hatchery and 2nd Street. He served as Mantua Town Marshal.


Survived by wife; son, Robert W. Nelson, both Mantua; daughter, Mrs. David (Karen) Peterson, North Ogden; 10 grandchidren; five sisters and two brothers, Mildred Chambers, Ogden; Mrs. Orlando (Viola) Jensen; Edna Hill, Marvin Nelson, all Salt Lake City; Frieda Tomlinson, Boulder, Colorado; Mrs. Carl (Verle) Anderson, Elba, Idaho; Orion Nelson, Mantua. Preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.


Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Mantua Ward Chapel. Friends may call on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, and on Wednesday at the Church one hour prior to the services.
Interment: Mantua Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on 3/5/1990.

Bio by: Ryan D. Curtis



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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 151312
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Westley Alfred “Sid” Nelson (6 Oct 1909–4 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 151312, citing Mantua Cemetery, Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .