Obit: Nelson, Dona
(1931 - 2002)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Nelson, Wingert, Vetterkind, Davis, Tomesh, Pechal, Keen, Pearson, Davis, Frank, Worthington, Trowbridge, Baehr
----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, WI) August17, 2002
Nelson, Dona (January 10, 1931 - August 9, 2002)
Dona Nelson, age 71, passed away Friday, August 9, 2002 at Bloomer Medical Center.
She was born January 10, 1931, in Thorp to Walter and Helen (Wingert) Vetterkind. She married George Nelson May 8, 1949, in the Town of Big Bend, Rusk County. She and her husband farmed in rural New Auburn.
She is survived by her husband George of New Auburn; two sons: Dennis (Lori) of Bloomer and James (Terri) of Chetek; two daughters: Betty (Steve) Davis of Chetek and Mary (Dave) Tomesh of Cameron; five brothers: Kip (Phyllis) Vetterkind, Gary (Joyce) Vetterkind, Fritz (Nancy) Vetterkind, Jack Vetterkind (Mary Pechal), all of New Auburn and Tracy Vetterkind of Allentown, WI; five sisters Marge Keen of Springfield, IL, Darlene (Fred) Pearson of Rockford, IL, June (Darrel) Davis of Rockford, IL, Mae (Arlyn) Frank of Bloomer and Corrine (Lyle) Worthington of Chippewa Falls, brothers and sisters-in-law: Les (Kathy) Nelson of New Auburn; Rick (Jennifer) Nelson of Chippewa Falls, Jack Nelson of Donahue, Kansas, and Jill (Dennis) Trowbridge of Rockford, IL; 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter; brother: Michael Vetterkind; half-sister: Lorraine Baehr and an infant brother and infant sister.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, August 13, 2002, 11:00 a.m. at the Olson Funeral Home, Bloomer, with Rev. Clayton Gunn officiating Interment was in the Island Lake Cemetery, Town of Big Bend, in Rusk County, WI.
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