2012-07-19 / Obituaries

Marvel L. Nelson

February 8, 1942 - July 8, 2012

Marvel L. Nelson, 70 of Lexington passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012 in the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.

Marvel L. Nelson was born February 8, 1942 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota to Samuel Manley and Lorena Aina Mathilda (Williams) Nelson. She was a 1959 graduate of Pelican Rapids High School.

On September 22, 1963, she and Marvin L. Nelson were married in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. After his death she married Daniel W. Nelson on August 8, 1989 at Sisseton, South Dakota. He also preceded her in death, along with her parents, a brother, Harvey Nelson and a brother-in-law, Gust Brown.

Marvel had lived in Lexington since 1990. She worked in the oil fields and later with a children’s day care center where she retired.

Surviving Marvel are her sons; Loren Nelson of Duluth, Minnesota and Mark Nelson of Perham, Minnesota; a sister, Fern Brown of Frazee, Minnesota, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

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