Roger N. Nelson


Roger N. Nelson, 78, of Galesville, passed away, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at Marinuka Manor in Galesville.

Roger was born December 2, 1942, to Norman and Thea (Thompson) Nelson of Northfield. He was a graduate of Jackson High School in Hixton, Class of 1961.

While living in Galesville, Roger worked at Northern Engraving and then at Zion Lutheran Church until retiring in 1997.

Survivors are his children: Steve (Donna) Nelson of Onalaska, Darrell (Beth) Nelson of Lanesboro, MN, Linda (Rob) Morrison of Bangor; sisters: Cleo Scharlau and Norma Bergerson, both of Whitehall; brothers: Bill (Linda) Nelson of San Tan Valley, AZ, Mel (Barb) Nelson of Independence; brother-in-law, Jim Adams of Chetek; grandchildren: Adam (Jesse), Carlene (Ben), Alex, Jessica (Luke), Ellen, Matt, Beth (Lolo), Kota, Cassie, Carissa, Jovey, Kayla and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Diane; and brothers-in-law: James, Russ and Ove.

Services will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., from Zion Lutheran Church, Galesville with Pastor Joe Iverson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., at Upper Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel assisted the family.

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