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George L. Nelson

George passed away on January 30th 2013 at the age of 83. He was born on July 17th 1929. He grew up in Ballard and graduated from Ballard High school in 1948. He went on to attend the University of Washington on a Music Scholarship. He had a beautiful singing voice. He was also very proud to be a member of the University of Washington rowing team. He was a long time member of the Ballard Elks Lodge, he went through the chairs and became Exalted Ruler for the years of 1968-1969. He was also a proud member of the Golden Beavers. He was preceded in death by his Mother and Father, George and Martha Nelson and his sister Maxine Gonce. He is survived by his three children Mark Nelson, Carrie Lord and Cynthia Nelson. The mother of his children LaVerne (Jacobsen) Nelson. Six grandchildren who loved their Grandpa so much. Andrew, Lange, Kai, Christina, Keely and Brooke. Loving companion and longtime sweetheart Barbie.

A celebration of his life will be held on February 6th at 1:00 at the Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle Wa 98107.
Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 3, 2013
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