Jeanette Bernice Nelson, 88, of Normal, IL, formerly of Dell Rapids, SD, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center, Normal, IL. Her funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in the United Methodist Church, Dell Rapids. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery at Madison, SD. Visitation will start two hours prior to the start of the funeral service in the church on Saturday.
Jeanette is survived by her children, Douglas (Bev) Nelson of Gridley, IL and her daughter, Carol Nelson of Bloomington, IL; her two granddaughters, Kristen (Carl) Drake of Bloomington, IL and Kimberly (Andrew) Thompson of Chicago, IL, her three great grandchildren, Ben, Ella, and Dylan Drake of Bloomington, IL and numerous nieces and nephews with whom she had a close relationship.