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Donna Jean Nelson


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Donna Jean Nelson

Sioux Falls - Donna Jean Nelson was born on March 30, 1926 in Colton, SD, She started working in the order department at John Morrell Company. She married Howard Nelson on August 9, 1947 at West Nidaros Lutheran Church in Crooks, SD. They moved to Crooks in 1950 when her husband bought the trucking business.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers.

She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and watching them grow up and achieve their goals in life and loved her great grandchildren.

Donna is survived by her two sons, Dean Nelson and Ronald (Donna) Nelson; two daughters, Sandra (Mark) Anderson and LuRae (Steve) Nelson; two grandchildren, Nick (Emily) Anderson and Kristin (Dan) Larsen; five great grandchildren, Annika, Aiden, Gracen, Everett, Zachary; a sister, Norma Iverson and a sister-in-law, Arlis Odland.

A private family graveside service will be held at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. www.heritagesfsd.com.
Published in The Argus Leader on May 18, 2018
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