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George Andrew Nelson

September 29, 1938 May 3, 2021
George Andrew Nelson
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Obituary for George Andrew Nelson

George Nelson, age 82, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021, at the Pine View Assisted Living in Windom, MN.
George was born September 29, 1938, the son of Roy & Violet (Parker) Nelson. He grew up in Brewster and graduated from Brewster High School. He was united in marriage to Joyce Reecy at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster and they had six kids. Upon graduation, George enlisted in the US Navy, where he served active duty and reserves until his honorable discharge in 1962. He worked for Brewster Lumber and the city of Brewster until signing on with Reserve Supply in Owatonna. He worked there and lived in Medford until 1983 when he & Joyce bought their first business in Remer, MN. He owned and ran two other businesses in Northern Minnesota until his retirement in 2007.
George is survived by two children, Margie (Duane) Baker, Jacksonville, FL, Diana Voss, Chandler, MN, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and his brother John (Rosemary) Nelson. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce, his sons Mike and Danny, infant daughter Lori and infant son George, Jr.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 7, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brewster, MN, with Father Pratap Reddy Salibindla officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Brewster immediately following the services. Casket bearers are his grandchildren, Adam Wange, Derek Baker, Kaylah Nelson, Dylan Nelson, David Baker, and Joey Voss. Alternate casket bearers are Billy Nihart and Travis Ross.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Friday

7

May

10:30 AM 5/7/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5/7/2021 11:30:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

516 10th St
Brewster, MN 56119

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
516 10th St Brewster 56119 MN
United States

Visitation

Friday

7

May

11:30 AM 5/7/2021 11:30:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

516 10th St
Brewster, MN 56119

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
516 10th St Brewster 56119 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sacred Heart Cemetery Final Resting Place

Frontier Rd
Brewster, MN 56119

Frontier Rd Brewster 56119 MN
United States
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