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Rosa Lee Nelson


1919 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Rosa Lee Nelson Notice


RosaLee Herr Nelson, wife of the late Alfred Turner Nelson, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2016 at Oakcrest Village Retirement Community where she had lived since 1999. She was born December 12, 1919 to Joseph T. and Anna Pauline Herr of Catonsville. She was predeceased by her brother Charles E. Herr. She is survived by her two children, Gail Victoria Harvey (David Wayne) of Reisterstown, MD and Alfred Turner Nelson Jr. MD (Debra Sass) of Greenville, South Carolina and four grandsons: James Daniel Harvey, Thomas Nelson Harvey, Christopher Edward Nelson and William Turner Nelson. She married her high school sweetheart, Al, on June 17, 1943. They enjoyed a long and loving marriage of 69 years. Rose and Al enjoyed sailing and ballroom dancing. She loved to read and tend to her flower gardens. A long-time member of Christ Lutheran Church of Baltimore, she devoted her life to her family. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation,PO Box 515, Northampton,MA 01061. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 am at the Oakcrest Village Chapel,8820 Walther Blvd,Parkville.
Published in Baltimore Sun on July 15, 2016
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