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James M. Nelson

1937 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
James M. Nelson Obituary
James M. Nelson, 76, passed away late Friday, August 22, 2014, at the inpatient hospice unit at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.
He was born August 28, 1937, in Omaha, NE, to Martin and Edith Nelson.
Jim served in the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant in 2002. While living in Brush for over 40 years, Jim worked for Excel Energy, formerly known as Public Service Company.
Jim was a member of Snyder Bible Church, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. He also was proud to be a member of AMAC , an organization that serves as the Voice of Americans over 50.
Survivors include his son Terry Nelson of Brush; two daughters, Kimberlee Percy of Henderson, NV, and Jamy Nelson of Athens, IL; one brother Jack of Issaquah, WA; 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great–great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie; one son, Jerry, and one daughter, Frances.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Heer Mortuary Chapel in Brush, at 10:30 a.m.
Military honors will be given by the U.S. Air Force at the Brush Memorial Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.
Visitation will be at the Heer Chapel on Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Family requests in lieu of flowers friends make memorial gifts to the Jim Nelson Memorial Fund c/o Heer Mortuary.
Published in Brush News-Tribune on Aug. 27, 2014
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