Einar Glen Nelson(1938 - 2012)

Einar Glen Nelson
9/8/1938 - 11/13/2012

Einar Glen Nelson, 74, of Okanogan, Wash. passed away peacefully on November 13, 2012 at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee City, Wash. He was surrounded by family and friends. He fought a long battle with multiple meningiomas.
Einar was born on September 8, 1938 in Anchorage, Alaska to Einar and Evelena (Thomas) Nelson. Einar's family moved from Alaska to Wash. State, then settled in Auburn, Calif. where he attended Bowman Grammar School and graduated from Placer High School in 1956. Throughout his 43 years with the telephone co. he had worked for Pacific Telephone, Pacific Northwest and Quest. He served in the US Army 1st Arms Division for two years.
Einar had a wonderful; sense of humor and brought joy to any occasion. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
Einar is survived by hi wife Janet Nelson; his children Erika Nelson of Lake Tahoe, Nev.; Einar (Jodi) Nelson of Lake Tahoe, Nev.; Katie Timm and Asa Timm of Wash. and good friends Ed and Shirley Bayne and Don and Jill Greer.

Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Dec. 12, 2012