In loving memory of
Nickolas "Nick' Francis Nelson

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About Nickolas "Nick' Francis Nelson...

Nickolas Francis "Nick" Nelson was born on August 23, 1956, in Heron Lake, Minnesota to Duane and Marcia (Graff) Nelson. Nick was baptized in Heron Lake on August 30, 1956 and was later confirmed at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Worthington. He attended elementary school in Mountain Lake and Windom and graduated from high school in Worthington. Nick also attended college at the Jackson Vo-Tech College to be an auto body technician.

On August 23, 1980, Nick was united in marriage to Nancy Cohen in Windom. This marriage was blessed with three children, Angel, Brandon, and Clint. Throughout his life time, Nick worked at Banner Beef in Hospers, Iowa, PM Windom, TORO in Windom, and Cottonwood County D.A.C. in Windom. He retired from Cottonwood County D.A.C. in 2006 when his health started to deteriate.

Nick enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, football and music, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

On October 8, 2008, in the early morning hours, Nick passed away at his residence in Windom at the age of 52.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy of Isanti; three children, Angel Nelson of Connecticut, Brandon Nelson of Isanti, and Clint Nelson of Windom; four grandchildren, Casey, Passion, Aaden, and Hunter; mother, Marcia Nelson; step-father, Frank Nelson; four brothers, Jeffrey Nelson and his wife, Sandy, of Worthington, Scott Nelson and his wife, Kelly, of Comfrey, Robert Nelson and his wife, Tracy, of Mounds View, and Troy Nelson and his wife, Gina, of Windom; one sister, Christine Rassmussen and her husband, Wes, of Windom; one step-brother, Frank Nelson
of Montevideo; one step-sister, Sara Schandorff, of Montevideo; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Duane Nelson; and his grandparents, Frank and Mary Graff and Lawrence and Olga Nelson.

Blessed be the memory of Nickolas F. Nelson.