Merle P. Nelson(1917 - 2012)

Merle P. Nelson, 95

St. Joseph

Aug. 10, 1917 ~ Nov. 14, 2012

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Country Manor Chapel in Sartell, for Merle P. Nelson, 95, of St. Joseph, who died at Country Manor Campus on November 14, 2012. Burial will be in the St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery, St. Joseph.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the Country Manor Chapel in Sartell. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Merle was born on August 10, 1917, in Canute, Oklahoma, to Robert and Debbie (Graves) Latham. She married Floyd Nelson on Oct. 31, 1945, in Oklahoma City. Merle was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, and was an active volunteer for the Salvation Army food shelf.

Merle is survived by: children Linda Nelson of Brooklyn Park, Joel Nelson of St. Joseph; grandchildren Ben Nelson, Jeremy Nelson, Kristin Mundy, Liz Halet.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Floyd, brothers Ralph, Elmo, Harold, and sister Joan Davis.

Memorials are preferred to the Country Manor Foundation.


Funeral Home

Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1010 North Second Street St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-0383

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 16, 2012