Thomas L. "Lee' Nelson II
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Thomas Lee Nelson II, 33, passed away June 23, 2013, in Washington. Lee was born in Lafayette, Ind., on July 7, 1979 and grew up in Oshkosh, Wis., Eudora, Kan. and Appleton, Wis. He graduated from Appleton East High School in 1997 and the University of Washington in 2011. Lee also served his country in the United States Navy from 2000 to 2006. On Aug. 26, 2006, he married Carly Jones on Vashon Island, Wash. Lee loved the outdoors and was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the Kansas City Chiefs, the Chicago Cubs and the Duke Blue Devils.
Lee is survived by his wife, Carly, Gig Harbor, Wash.; his parents, Tom and Kim Nelson, Neenah and Helen and Wayne Kanzig, Eudora, Kan.; his sister, Kirschen Stewart, her husband, Kevin and their children, Mack and Elly; his sister, Remmey Kanzig; his paternal grandmother, Sharon Young; Carly's parents, Dennis and Barbara Jones; and Carly's sister, Cassandra Jones, her fiancé, Marco and their soon to be born child fondly known as Chili Bean.
At Lee's request there was no service. Lee will be remembered as a caring person with a great sense of humor. He was loved by everyone who met him.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on July 21, 2013