Ruth Nelson(1925 - 2014)

Ruth "Betty" was born in St. Edward, NE, on January 19, 1925. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed and son, Kenny. Surviving are her children, Dee Smith (Larry) and Dennis Nelson (Peggy), grandchildren, Laura Juran, Jeff Smith, Stefanie Costello, and Wesley Nelson, and seven great grandchildren. She passed away on April 8, 2014. Services, Saturday, April 26, 2014, St. James Presbyterian Church, 3601 W. Belleview Ave, Littleton, at 1:00 PM. Memorial gifts in Ruth's name to Shriners Hospital for Children, via check: SHC-SLC 4625 W. 50th Denver, CO 80212; or pay online at, click on Donations; or by phone 1-800-241-4438. Guestbook at

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Ellis Family Services Funeral and Memorial Care
13436 West Arbor Place Littleton, CO 80127
(720) 344-8565

Published in Denver Post on Apr. 20, 2014