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William J. Nelson, Sr.

November 9, 1937 February 2, 2018
William J. Nelson, Sr.
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Obituary for William J. Nelson, Sr.

Nikiski resident William Joseph Nelson Sr., 80, passed away, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.
A celebration of his life will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel. He will be laid to rest with his wife, Mary Nelson, in the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery at a later date.
William was born Nov. 9, 1937 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp serving in the 14th Marine Corp Reserve District from 1954-62. He worked and retired as a crane operator with the Local 3 Operating Engineers of Kahului Maui of Hawaii.
William was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.
He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Donna and William Landford of Nikiski, Yolanda Nelson of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Victoria Nelson of Kahului, Maui, Hawaii; sons and daughters-in-law, William Nelson, Jr. of Nikiski, Tommy and Nadeen Nelson of Las Vegas, Nev., and Ernest and Cindy Nelson of Minneapolis, Minn.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Rather than flowers the family prefers memorial donations be given to them for later use.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.


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Celebration of Life

Wednesday

14

Feb

2:00 PM 2/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory - Kenai

5839 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK 99611

Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory - Kenai
5839 Kenai Spur Highway Kenai 99611 AK
United States
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