Norman "Wayne" Nelson

"We love you, Pa"
Norman "Wayne" Nelson (82) passed away Feb. 16, 2013.
Born July 11, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Norman P. and Leona Wilkinson Nelson. Joined the National Guard when in High School. When the Korean war broke out , his guard unit was activated and stationed in Oklahoma. Married Hendrika Van Den Berghe in the Salt Lake LDS Temple while serving in the military. After the military, Wayne worked at International Harvester, Kenworth, and retired from Salt Lake City Shops as Fleet Service Manager. Active member of the LDS Church. He served in many positions including many years as Scout Master. He was always an avid sportsman and lover of the outdoors; hunting, fishing and camping with his family.
Survived by his wife, Hendrika; 8 children: Floyd Nelson, Gordon (Miriam) Nelson, Sheri (Dave, deceased) Clemens, Norman Nelson, Julie (Brant) Hardy, Tom (Becky) Nelson, Nan (Shane) Provstgaard, Mike (April) Nelson; brother, Don Nelson; 23 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Leona Carlson.
Funeral services: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, 11:00 am, at the White Hall Chapel, 3150 W. White Hall Dr. (3985 So.) . Viewings: Friday, 5:30 -8:00 pm McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 So. Redwood Rd. and Saturday at the church, 10 -10:45 a.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.


Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Feb. 21, 2013