|4/11/2013 11:17:00 AM|
Helen M. Nelson
Helen M. Nelson, age 88 of Chisago City, died on April 3, 2013.
She was born in Lindstrom, Minnesota May 7, 1924 to parents Silas and Louise Swenson. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lindstrom. She also attended and graduated from Chisago City High School. Helen entered nurse’s training at the University of Minnesota from 1942-1945 and joined the nurse’s cadet program. She married Gordon E. Nelson of Shafer, Minnesota on December 29, 1945. She then worked at Miller Hospital for two years after graduating and then onto Chisago Health Services for 28 more years, retiring in 1986. She is preceded in death by husband Gordon.
Helen is survived by her sons Byron (Kay) and Brent (Cynthia); four grandchildren Andy (Stephanie), Jana, Matt (Jen), and Tim (Mary); seven great grandchildren Josie, Sully, Julia, Ben, Eleanor, Evelyn and Avery; special cousin Margaret Dale; sister-in-law Verna Nelson; and many other relatives and friends.
Public visitation Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom. Private services also Saturday, April 6, 2013. Interment at Chisago Memorial Park in Chisago City. Condolences may be left online at www.grandstrandfh. com