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Leta Jennie Mason Nelson

NELSON, MASON, STAVELEY, RODRIGUEZ, BRASHEAR, ANDERSON

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/25/2012 at 22:03:58

Leta Nelson
Estherville Private family services will be held for Leta J. Nelson, 97, of Estherville. She died on Sunday, May 19, 2002 at the Good Samaritan Center in Estherville.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville.

Leta was born on April 16, 1905 in Armstrong, the daughter of Allen and Fanny (Staveley) Mason. She attended the Armstrong schools, graduating from Armstrong High School in 1924.

On April 4, 1926 she was united in marriage to Nolan Nelson in Sioux City. She has lived in the Estherville area since 1938 and was employed for a time at the John Morrell Cafeteria.

For hobbies, Leta enjoyed reading, crocheting, flower gardening and cooking. She was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Leta is survived by one son, David Nelson and his wife, Susan of Des Moines; three daughters, Phyllis Rodriguez and her husband Eli of Sioux City, Maxine Brashear of Estherville and Judy Anderson of Chandler, Ariz.; 27 grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Allen and Nolan, Jr.; one sister; four brothers and two sons-in-law, Mac Brashear and Mick Anderson. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, May 21, 2002)


 

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