E. Howard Nelson, 89
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E. Howard Nelson, 89, of Lafayette, died at 7:45 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at his residence.
Born on April 8, 1924, in Dearborn, Mich., he was the son of the late Emil Ora Nelson and Irma Lawrence Nelson. He served in the U. S. Army from 1942-1946.
He married Edna Farr on July 13, 1952, in Vestal, NY and she preceded him in death on October 5, 2008. He was the lead electrical assembler for International Laser Machines for 5 years.
Howard was a member of Calvary Chapel. He loved fishing and had once caught a 40 lb. + striper.
Surviving are his children: Norm Nelson (wife: Paula) of Sunnyvale, CA & Narda Justice (husb: Michael) of Lafayette, 1 sister: Irma Arndt (husb: Ralph) of Shawno, WS, 5 grandchildren: Brent, Brianne & Bryce Justice, Peter & Haley Nelson. He was preceded in death by a son, Nathan C. Nelson
A Memorial Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 followed by the Memorial Service at 7 p.m. at Calvary Chapel, 2111 E. State Street, Lafayette, IN. Pastor Joe Bell officiating. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon's Society. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier on Apr. 21, 2013
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