Doris Nelson(1928 - 2013)

Nelson, Doris

Doris C. Nelson, age 84, of Marshfield, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at Three Oaks-Golden Living Center, Marshfield. A remembrance will be held at 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Wildwood Park, Marshfield.

Doris was born September 17, 1928 to William and Louis (Schmidt) Heald in St. Louis, MO. She was a graduate from Evanston Township High School in Evanston, IL. Doris and Clifford Nelson were joined in marriage on September 29, 1948 in Evanston, IL. Doris worked as a telecom operator at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital. She enjoyed painting, reading, and gardening.

Doris is survived by her children: Lou Ann (Steven) Humphrey, Glen Nelson, Gary (Sheila) Nelson, Neal (Diane) Nelson, and Rebecca Roberts. She is further survived by 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Doris is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clifford, her two brothers: Robert and Harry Heald; and grandsons: Dustin Nelson and Randy Humphrey.

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Doris's family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Three Oaks-Golden Living Center and St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield for the wonderful care, friendships, and support Mom received. Also a special thanks to Marian Newmier for being the world's best roommate.


Funeral Home

Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home & Crematory
1010 E Veterans Pkwy Marshfield, WI 54449
(715) 387-1215

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on July 3, 2013