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Ronald Nelson Obituary
Ronald T. "Ron" Nelson, age 86, of River Forest, veteran U.S. Army; beloved husband of Eileen nee Donahue and the late Nancy nee Feeley; loving father of Michael (Lorrie), Mary Ann (John) Lappe, Kevin, James, Christopher (Sue), Scott (Carol), Melissa Bouchard (Craig), Bryan (Elizabeth), Todd (Anne), Matthew and the late Maureen Kanara (Edward); cherished grandfather of Colleen Kempf (Scott), Katie Morley (Kevin), Kelly Midkiff(Matthew), Kenneth Kanara (Julie), Kristen and Keith Kanara, Lauren Lappe Wier (Matt), Emily Lappe Gammon (Ben), Brigid Lappe Stauduhar (Paul), Johnny Lappe (Fiona Scully), Meaghan Nelson, Madeline Nelson, Abbey Nelson, Ryan Nelson, Connor Nelson, Jack Nelson, Brendan Nelson, Shale Bouchard, Cambelle Bouchard, Braidy Bouchard, Ava Nelson, Molly Nelson, Carolyn Nelson and Aidan Nelson; and great-grandfather to 13. Ron also shared a special place in his heart for Eileen's children, James Jr "Fritz" (Pamela), Julie (Charlie), John, Kevin (Marie) and grandchildren Jenny, Patrick, Sean, Matthew and Meghan. Ron passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 17, 2017, with his wife Eileen and family by his side. Visitation Wednesday 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. On Thursday friends and family will meet at St. Luke Church, 7600 Lake St., River Forest for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia (Misericordia.org) are appreciated. Funeral info: 708-383-3191 or drechslerbrownwilliams.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 19, 2017
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