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Nadine Nelson

July 2, 1927 — February 25, 2010

Nadine Nelson July 2, 1927 - February 25, 2010

Nadine H. Nelson, age 82 of Faribault, died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Faribault. Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Parker Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault with the Rev. Steven J. Kuehne, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Faribault, officiating. Interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation will be held at Parker Kohl Funeral Home on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The family prefers that memorials be directed to the Faribault Area Hospice. Nadine Hulda Lundquist, the daughter of Richard and Emilia (Erickson) Lundquist, was born on July 2, 1927 near Stathcona, MN. On December 12, 1942 she was united in marriage to Ernest M. Nelson at Reverend Myhre''s home in Newfolden, MN. Nadine and Ernie raised their daughters in Newfolden. She assisted Ernie with their family construction business and worked part- time cooking and baking at the home town cafe. Nadine and Ernie traveled many states in the United States. Retiring in the 1970''s they spent every winter in Florida, Texas, and at least 20 years as "snowbirds" in Arizona. They easily made friends wherever they were staying. In 2004 they moved to Faribault. Nadine was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliaries all in Newfolden. She is survived by her husband Ernest Nelson of Faribault; by her daughter, Bonnie (Ed) Olson of Faribault; by six grandchildren, Stacey (Jeff) Antes of Rochester, MN, Kristen (Darrin) Anderson of Middle River, MN, Jamey (Kelly) Lysne of Nekoosa, WI, Michael Olson of San Francisco, CA, Eric Olson of Brooklyn, NY and Jonathan Olson of Minneapolis, MN; by eight great grandchildren, MacKenzie, Garrett and Kendra Lysne, Elias, Noah and Jonah Antes and Retten Knutson and Brandel Bossman; by her sister, Lila Hennum of Stephen, MN and by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her oldest daughter, Dianna Lysne on Aug. 1, 2003.

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