Robert S. Nelsen
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7/8/1938 - 7/31/2014
Robert S. "Bob" Nelsen was 76 years old, and a current resident of Auburn, Calif., when he passed away peacefully in his home on July 31, 2014 among family.
Born in Oakland, Calif., he married Kathryn Wallauch in 1984. He graduated from High School in 1956 and served in the Air Force for three years.
His lifetime occupation was as a building contractor wherein he took great pride building custom homes and working on commercial buildings in the foothills. He moved to Florence, Ore., in 1994 continuing his success to build beautiful custom homes for many. He returned to Auburn, Calif., nearly a year ago to be with family and friends.
Bob leaves behind a loving wife of 30 years, Kathryn Nelsen; children Jenee Gabrielsen, Karen Wallauch, Debbie Felt, Steven Wallauch, Christina Nelsen, and Katrina Nelsen; 11 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Theresa Nelsen and nieces and nephews.
A graveside service for Bob will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at New Auburn Cemetery.
A special thank you to hospice. True words to sum up Bob's life, "I did it my way." Please sign the guest book at www.chapelofthehills-auburn.com
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Aug. 5, 2014