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Kenneth Nelson


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Kenneth Nelson Obituary
NELSON, KENNETH E. of Howell, Michigan formerly of Chicago, Illinois, Lincolnwood, Illinois and Valparaiso, Indiana passed away November 30, 2017 at age 98. Father of the Rev. Dean (Marianne) Nelson, Lois (Richard) Baranski and Neal (Susan) Nelson. Step-father of Dr. Donald (Carol) Koetke, Bonnie (James) Buffa and Nancy (Nathan) Roach. Step-father-in-law of the Rev. Joel Nickel. Grandfather of Kirsten Calabrese, Mark Nelson, Adam Baranski, Yvonne Janning, Dr. Kenneth Nelson, Nicole Miskiewicz-Nelson, David Nelson, Jacob Nelson, Dale Koetke, Christopher Koetke, Jill Thompson, Philip Nickel, Daniel Nickel, Joy Gehlen, Dr. William Schiemann, Julie Holling, Nathan Roach, Joshua Roach and Anna Katherine Roach. Great-grandfather of 27. Preceded in death by wives, Luella (nee Gunderson) and Olga (nee Waldschmidt) Koetke, his step-daughter, Susan Nickel and one grandson, Zachary Roach. Mr. Nelson was a former member at St. Timothy Lutheran Church and St. John Lutheran Church both in Chicago, Illinois and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Indiana. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, December 9, 2017 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 12701 Highland Road in Hartland. Memorial contributions suggested to The Care Team Hospice or a charity of donor's choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Highland Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home. www.eltonblackandsonhighland.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 3, 2017
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