Obit: Nelson, Olaf (1892 – 1968)


Surnames: Nelson, Lee, Allard

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 25 Jan 1968

Nelson, Olaf (25 JUN 1892 – 21 JAN 1968)

Olaf Nelson, 75, route 2, Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), died Sunday at Our Lady of Good Council Nursing Home in St. Paul.

He was born in Town of Thorp, Clark County, June 25, 1892, and spent most of his life in the Eidsvold area working as a cook in the lumber camps.

Survivors include two brothers, Henry, at home, John Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Can.; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Lee, route 2, Thorp, and Mrs. Helen Allard, Waupaca.

Funeral services were held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Stanley, Wednesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Carl Peters officiating. Burial was in the Eidsvold Cemetery.



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