Dorothy J. Nelson

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Dorothy Jane Boyce Nelson

96, Westfield, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. Dorothy was born on January 28, 1917 in Indianapolis to the late Forest R. and Henrietta (Sparks) Boyce. Dorothy is a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School. She married her love Paul W. Nelson on April 16, 1936.

Dorothy was a member of Unity and Unity North Church as well as the Eastern Star Brookside Chapter 481. She also served on the Hoosier Girl Scout Counsel and had been an active Girl Scout leader.

Dorothy is survived by her loving son Kevin W. Nelson (Gloria); son-in-law Ken Fisher; grandchildren Ken Fisher III (Suzy), Kelly Fisher, Kristen Fisher Casey (Stephen), Stephen Nelson (Susan) and Andrew Nelson (Erin); and great-grandchildren Maggie Fisher, Kalista Fisher, Casandra Fisher, Siobhan Fisher, Anna Nelson and Coraline Nelson.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Paul of 64 years and daughter Margaret Nelson Fisher.

Special thanks to Sanders Glen Assisted Living where Dorothy lived comfortably the last five years, Kindred Bridgewater Rehabilitation, and St. Vincent's Carmel Hospital for taking such good care of Dorothy in her final days.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel. Pastor Bettie Barta will be officiating the Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. at the Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Arsenal Tech High School. If you would like to sign the online guest book or send condolences to the family you may do so by visiting .

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Leppert Mortuary Nora Chapel
740 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 11, 2013
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