Lillian Nelson(1907 - 2013)

Lillian M. Nelson

SALISBURY—Lillian M. Nelson, 105, passed peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Wicomico Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 24, 1907, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to the late Charles and Jennie Reedquist. Lillian was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walter, in 1986; he was 86 and passed just before their 60th wedding anniversary. They lived most of their married life in Sioux Falls, S.D. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her four brothers and her daughter-in-law, Barbara Nelson.

Lillian lived in Sioux Falls until 1996, when she moved to Salisbury to be closer to her family. She loved to entertain, bake, play golf and play bridge. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls and then later a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Lillian was active with the United Methodist Women. She was involved in Newcomers when she moved to Salisbury. She is survived by her only son, Jack Nelson; granddaughters, Jenny Hastings and her husband, Eddie, and Nancy Stephens and her husband, Doug; two great-granddaughters, Nicole Hastings and Amanda Bryan and her husband, Will. She leaves behind her wonderful family at Wicomico Nursing Home. Lillian lived a long, happy and healthy life.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury, where friends may call one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 112 High St., Salisbury, Md. 21801.

Local arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home PA at 501 Snow Hill Road in Salisbury. Please visit to express condolences to the family.


Funeral Home

Holloway Funeral Home
501 Snow Hill Road Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 742-5141

Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 24, 2013