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Edward L Nelsen

July 5, 1949 ~ March 25, 2020 (age 70)

Obituary

**DUE TO CURRENT HEALTH REQUIREMENTS THIS WILL BE A PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE: WE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMING ED'S FUNERAL SERVICE ON OUR FOUTS FUNERAL HOME WOODBINE FACEBOOK PAGE 

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**THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO SHOW SUPPORT TO THE FAMILY MAY LINE UP ALONG THE STREET. OUR ROUTE TO ED'S FINAL RESTING PLACE WILL BE EAST ON 5TH STREET ~ SOUTH ON LINCOLNWAY ~ TO HIGHWAY 30.

     Edward Lynn Nelsen was born on July 5, 1949, to Clarence and Irene Mae (Schnoor) Nelsen near Logan. He graduated from Woodbine High School in 1967. Ed married Jeanne Rother on February 14, 1969, in Missouri Valley, Iowa. He worked at Kelley Ryan in Blair, Nebraska, and various other jobs until he started at John Deere in 1979. Ed retired from there after 40 years.

     Ed enjoyed gardening and target practicing. He was an avid camper and he and Jean were often campground hosts at Schaben’s Park. Ed was a great mechanic. More than anything, Ed cherished his time with his kids and grandkids.

     Ed died at home on March 25, 2020, at the age of 70 years, eight months and 20 days.

     Ed was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Nelsen of Woodbine; four children, Henry Nelsen, Dale Nelsen and wife Laura, and Brandon Nelsen all of Woodbine, and Keria Nelsen of Harlan; nine grandchildren; siblings, C. Wayne Nelsen and wife Linda and Glenn Nelsen and wife Diana all of Blair, Nebraska, and Lois and husband Delbert Navrude of Woodbine; brother-in-law, Gary Pitt of Harrisonville, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 29, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine
501 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA 51579

Private Funeral Service
Monday
March 30, 2020

10:30 AM
Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine
501 Normal Street
Woodbine, IA 51579

Video is available for this event


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