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Margaret F. Nelson of Black Earth

June 5, 2018 by Cristina & Diego | Filed under Obituaries.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at New Heights Lutheran Church, 1705 Center St., Black Earth, WI with Rev. Rob Nelson officiating.  Inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Black Earth.  A gathering with family and friends will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 1710 Center St., Black Earth, WI.

Margaret F. Nelson, age 95 of Black Earth, WI died on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at The Meadows Assisted Living and Memory Care in Spring Green, WI. She was born on August 16, 1922 in Leeds Township, WI to Julius and Florence (Lee) Brue. Margaret was united in marriage to Lawrence O. Nelson on June 5, 1948 at Norway Grove Lutheran Church.  Lawrence preceded her in death on March 23, 1993. She taught school in a number of rural schools in Columbia County, and she then worked as a librarian at the Black Earth Village for 24 years. She was a member of New Heights Lutheran Church and of the Women of ELCA where she was a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her sons: Nels Nelson, Steve (Ginny) Nelson both of Black Earth, Tim Nelson of Madison; a daughter: Judy (Tony) Maier of Prairie du Sac; a daughter-in-law: Joy Nelson of Barkhamstad, CT; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a sister: Constance Nelson of DeForest, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son: John Nelson, a daughter-in-law: Linda Nelson, granddaughter: Sarah Nelson; five siblings: Frances (Clark) Vangsnes, Donald (Peggy) Brue, Elizabeth (“Red”) Borde, Nils (Jackie and June) Brue and Kenneth (AnnaMae) Brue.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at New Heights Lutheran Church, 1705 Center St., Black Earth, WI with Rev. Rob Nelson officiating.  Inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Black Earth.  A gathering with family and friends will be from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 1710 Center St., Black Earth, WI.

The family would like to thank The Meadows Assisted Living, Agrace HospiceCare and their staff for their loving care and support to Margaret and her family.  In lieu of flowers or plants, memorial preferred to New Heights Lutheran Church or the Black Earth Public Library. Mom’s sense of humor, kindness, and hospitality will be deeply missed.

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