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 Anton Nelson

Anton Nelson

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Death 24 Feb 2007 (aged 99)
Burial Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 18096182 · View Source
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Anton Nelson, 99, died February 24, 2007. He was born May 14, 1907, to Claus and Lydia Nelson in Lenora, KS. He grew up and received his formal education in Lenora, KS and moved to Colorado Springs, in 1950 where he became a real estate salesman. He remained in real estate for over 50 years until his retirement. Mr. Nelson was instrumental in bringing the Nazarene Bible College to Colorado Springs and securing the land for the College. He was part owner of 46 acres where Motor City is located and planned and laid out the street for Motor City. He was part owner of and designed the Evergreen "Shrine of Rest" Mausoleum where he will be laid to rest. Mr. Nelson was a member of the Cheyenne Mountain Lions Club for over 50 years. He was also a past board member of Goodwill and the Boys Club of Colorado Springs, for many years. He was also a charter member of the Broadmoor Community Church. Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife Eloise (Allen) Nelson; children, Meredith Shaver and Rick Nelson of Colorado Springs, and Helen Stis of Fishers, Indiana; 5 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, four sisters Ellen, Ester, Rose and Ruby and one brother, Alva. We would like to make a very special thank you to all the staff and doctors at Memorial Hospital for the kindness and care they provided and for keeping the family informed of Anton's condition at all times. Public viewing is at the Shrine of Remembrance from 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2007. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m on Thursday, March 1, 2007 the Shrine of Remembrance, "America the Beautiful" Chapel of Roses, officiated by Rev. Clyde O. Speas, Nephew of Mr. Nelson. Memorial contributions, in Anton's name, may be made to Cheyenne Mountain Lions Club c/o Meredith Shaver, P.O. Box 38026 Colorado Springs, CO 80937 or to the charity of your choice.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 27 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18096182
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anton Nelson (14 May 1907–24 Feb 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18096182, citing Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46865112) .