Former Emmetsburg resident Kenneth “Bud” Nelson died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, in Mesa, AZ.
A memorial service was held Monday, Sept. 27, at Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church, Fountain Hills, AZ.
Kenneth Nelson was born July 16, 1923, in Emmetsburg, the son of Alfred and Beulah (Lawhorn)?Nelson. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Ruth M. (Johnson) Nelson; daughters, Nancy (David)?Harris and Cindy (Rick)?Lowery; son, Rick (Judy) Nelson; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Also surviving are sisters, Dorothy (Martin) Eischen of Emmetsburg and Ione Kenne of Whittemore.
Condolences can be sent to Ruth Nelson, 15109 E. Miravista, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268-6396