Cynthia Jo "Cindy" Nelsen(1962 - 2014)

Cynthia "Cindy" Jo Nelsen, 51

St. Joseph, MN

March 2, 1962-Jan. 26, 2014

Cynthia Jo Nelsen, age 51, St. Joseph, MN died Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Atonement Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Cindy was born March 2, 1962 in St. Cloud, MN to Elman and Eileen (Bethke) Nelsen. She married Robert "Bob" Haehn on September 30, 2006 in Royalton, MN. Cindy worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for Assumption Nursing Home, Cold Spring and Heartland Home Care and Hospice. She worked as a bartender for the Waite Park American Legion and the Sauk Rapids VFW. Cindy was a kind, loving person with a big heart who enjoyed helping others and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN.

She leaves behind her mother, Eileen Nelsen of Sartell, MN; her loving husband, Robert "Bob" Haehn of St. Joseph, MN; son, Ryan Mattocks (Shannon and daughter Shelby) of St. Cloud, MN; stepdaughters, Jamie (Aren) Monson and their children Camren & Tanner of Champlin Park, MN; Lisa (James) Holton and their children Grady & Charlie of Jacksonville, FL; brothers and sisters, Ron Nelsen of Rice, MN; Gaylene Taylor of Little Falls, MN; Burnett (Pat) Nylund of St. George, UT; Larry (Shelia) Nylund of Aurora, CO; Julie (Tom) Gieske of Sauk Centre, MN; Janie (Kim Lucas) Nelsen of Waite Park, MN; Randy (Sheri) Nelsen of Otsego, MN; Karen (Tim) Schreifels of St. Cloud, MN and many nieces and nephews who love her and will miss her dearly. She also leaves behind her dogs Molly and Sadie.

She was preceded in death by her father, her grand- parents and two nephews.


Funeral Home

Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 29, 2014