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David E. Nelson

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February 25, 1921 - August 11, 2015 David was born along with his twin brother Donald in Alamosa, Colorado on February 25, 1921. They grew up with their sister Joyce in the San Luis Valley where David attended Adams State University until the war came along. He served in the Army Air Force on a B-26 bomber as a tail gunner and flew 65 missions in all. This was a Marauder Bomber and he was proud to be a "Marauder Man". At the end of the war he came to Los Angeles with his wife Helen and baby son David to start a new life. It was a good life. He was a cabinet maker by trade. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge. He was a " go to guy" for help. Good neighbor, good friend. He is survived by his wife Helen, son David, and many nieces and nephews. He will be missed.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2015
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