Peter S. Nelson

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NELSON PETER STEPHEN NELSON Col. US Army Col. Peter Stephen Nelson, who served 35 of active duty in the US Army, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010 in route to Fort Shafter, Honolulu. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth H. Nelson, daughters Melanie Hobitz, Jessica Wissinger, son-in-law Douglas Wissinger and grandchildren, Alexis and Dougie Wissinger and Ethan Hobitz,. Parents Francis and Waltraut Nelson, mother-in-law Blanca Birhuett, brother and sister-in-law William and Myriam Boczkowski, Khalid and Martha Labrini, along with a host of many loving family, friends and coworkers. The family will receive friends for a viewing at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 Thursday, April 29, 2010, from 5 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Segs4vets, 500 Fox Ridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63121 or The Fisher House W.R.A.M.C., 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20307, they will be greatly appreciated. Future information for the memorial service and burial at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors will be forthcoming. Please keep Col.Peter Nelson and his family in your prayers.

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 25, 2010
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