Clifford James Nelson (1947 - 2016)


QUASQUETON – Clifford James Nelson, 76, of Quasqueton, died Saturday morning, October 22, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, Iowa.
Clifford was born on July 27, 1940 in Waupaca, Wis., the son of Fritz and Helen (Taggart) Nelson. He was married to Sandra Stanford on August 21, 1982 in Quasqueton.
He is survived by his wife Sandra, two children; Jeffrey (Michele) Nelson, Belton, Mo., and Christine Wolfe, Evansdale; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother Gene (Jeannette) Nelson, Manawa, Wis.; and a special niece Jeri (Chad) Chipman, Charleston, S.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers: Sidney, Gary, and Paul Nelson.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Union Church in Quasqueton with Rev. Kevin Jennings officiating. Burial will be in the Quasqueton Cemetery, Quasqueton. Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Reiff Funeral Home in Quasqueton.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Quasqueton Historical Society, 105 N Water St., PO Box 224, Quasqueton, IA 52326.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2, 2016