Shirley Ruth Nelsen (1922 - 2015)


Private family services for Shirley Nelsen, 93 will be held at a later date. Shirley Ruth Nelsen was born Aug. 31, 1922 in Shelby County, the daughter of Chris and Edna (Willadson) Nelson. She passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Goldenrod Manor in Clarinda at the age of 93 years, 3 months and 9 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Shorty Nelsen; two brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include her daughters, Connie Jorgensen and her husband James of Clarinda, Sheryl Myrtue and her husband Jerry of Maryville, M., Jackie Marquart and her husband Dale of Marysville, Calif.; 42 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; along with other relatives and friends.
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25, 2015