Gene Richard Nelson
August 30, 2021
Lenexa, Kansas - Gene Richard Nelson died August 30, 2021 at age 94. He was an avid sportsman with a keen intellect and common sense approach to finance and the world. Gene was born February 28, 1927 in Smolan, KS to Emil and Blenda Nelson. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Gene attended the University of Kansas and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He graduated with a business degree in Accounting and had a long career as a CPA. Gene was deeply devoted to his wife and family. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty (Sis) Dunne Nelson and four children. The service will be a private gathering of family. Rather than flowers, consider a donation to these worthy local charities: KU Endowment - KU Alzheimer's Disease Center, Kansas & Western Missouri Salvation Army, or City Union Mission.
Published by Kansas City Star on Sep. 5, 2021.