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ELMER NELS NELSON Age 79, passed away in Riverside on March 11, 2013. He was born on March 28, 1933 in Clinton, Iowa to Elmer F and Vivian Nelson. After serving our country in the U.S. Air Force, he worked in the manufactured housing industry for almost 30 years and eventually moved to Riverside in 1970. He was also a member of the VFW, American Legion, Elks, and Eagles. Mostly, Elmer was the loving and devoted husband of 41 years to Ramona Wailes Nelson (1930-2009), whom he always referred to as "Dolly", enjoyed golf, and helping people in anyway possible. He is survived by his brother Allan "Bill" Nelson; daughter Tamara Albrethsen; sons Dean Nelson, Larry Nelson, Lynne Nelson, Brian Wailes, and David Wailes. Also, 14 grandchildren and at least 30 great-grandchildren. Inurnment will be April 4, 2013, 11:30am at The Riverside National Cemetery, staging area #3. In lieu of flowers, may the family suggest making a memorial contribution to your favorite military Veteran's organization or charity.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 28, 2013
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