Keith Leavitt Nelson

Keith Leavitt Nelson

Death 13 Dec 2010 (aged 86)
Burial Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA
Plot Lot 13 Block 17 Plat A grave#6
Memorial ID 63249571 · View Source
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Keith Leavitt Nelson
Keith Leavitt Nelson, age 86, husband of Marilyn Ruth Wahl, passed away Monday December 13, 2010, in Ogden. He has resided in Ogden for the last 52 years.

Keith was born March 29, 1924, in Bloomington, Idaho, one of six children, to Bertrand Heber and Luzell Leavitt Nelson. He spent his childhood in Bloomington and Lewiston, Utah.

He married Loda Wallentine in Bear Lake Valley, Idaho, in 1941. She is now deceased. Two children were born to them; Merrill Keith Nelson of Riverside, California, and Kim K. Nelson of Bellevue, Nebraska.

Keith married Marilyn Wahl December 28, 1982 in Ogden, Utah. He has worked for the Union Pacific Railroad in Ogden for 38 years. Keith was a beloved and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He has been active in many community projects in leadership positions.

Keith is survived by his wife, Marilyn, and two children; Merrill and Kim and his wife, Melissa, in addition to 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters; June Nelson Gordon and Vonda Nelson Clark, both residing in Salt Lake City.

Friends and Family may visit Wednesday December 15, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. and 1 hour prior to services on December 16, 2010, at Leavitt's Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday.

Interment will be at Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Utah following the services.

The family wishes to express thanks to the Wasatch Care Center and Legacy Hospice, as well as to friends and family who have assisted in any way.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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  • Created by: Lewiston City
  • Added: 23 Dec 2010
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