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 Lloyd Edwin Nelsen

Lloyd Edwin Nelsen

Ringsted, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
Death 19 Sep 2010 (aged 80)
Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Ringsted, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 59003017 · View Source
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RINGSTED, Iowa - Lloyd Edwin Nelsen, the son of Marius and Ella (Nelson) Nelsen, was born September 24, 1929, in Ringsted, Iowa. He passed away Sunday, September 19, 2010, at Fairmont Medical Center in Fairmont, Minn., at the age of 80.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at United Lutheran Church in Ringsted, with Pastor Lauri Boysen officiating. Visitation will be 12:30 until the time of the services at the church.

Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Ringsted, with Christiansen-Bonnicksen American Legion Post 382 performing military graveside rites.

He attended Sunny Side School and then graduated from Ringsted High School in 1947.

On February 19, 1950, Lloyd was united in marriage to Lucille Struecker at St. John's Lutheran Church in Fenton, Iowa. Lloyd served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Lloyd farmed in Emmet County his entire adult life. In addition to grain farming, he took great pleasure in raising beef cattle as part of his farming career. He has been living on his current farm for the past 53 years. He also was a former seed corn salesman.

He was a member of United Lutheran Church, formerly St. Johns Lutheran in RIngsted. He served on the church council, participated in the church choir and served on the cemetery board. He also was active as a board member of Ringsted Cooperative Grain Product Company. Additionally, he served on the Emmet County Fair Board and was an active participant in Danish American Fellowship and Christiansen-Bonnicksen American Legion Post 382. He had also served on the Ringsted Community School Board.

Left to cherish Lloyd's memory are his wife, Lucille; sons, Dennis Nelsen and his wife, Diane; Daniel Nelsen and his wife, Sue all of Ringsted; his grandchildren, Andy Lown of Ringsted, Scott Nelsen and his wife, Lisa of Mankato, Minnesota, Bryon Nelsen and his wife, Brooke of Ringsted, Morgan Nelsen of Ringsted; great-grandchild, Drake Nelsen of Ringsted; and sister-in-law, Wilma Nelsen of Estherville.

Preceding Lloyd in death were his parents and brother, Norman Nelsen.

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  • Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59003017
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lloyd Edwin Nelsen (24 Sep 1929–19 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59003017, citing Saint John Lutheran Cemetery, Ringsted, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Corinne Wise (contributor 47132213) .