Alvin Everett Nelson
Alvin Everett Nelson, 94, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
A memorial service was held Nov. 10 at Thorne Crest with the Rev. Jamie Cameron officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Thorne Crest for use in the chapel.
Mr. Nelson was born Jan. 15, 1918, on a farm near Alta, the son of Nels and Agnes Petersen Nelson. He married Evelyn Jane Petlon April 19, 1941. She died in 2001. He married Ardys K. Swenson Jan. 11, 2003.
Mr. Nelson attended Highview Consolidated School north of Alta. He received his bachelor of divinity degree in 1956 and master of divinity degree in 1971, both from Northern Baptist Seminary.
Survivors include his second wife; four children, Jim Nelson and spouse Nan, Jane Ann Nelson, Susan Jump and spouse Ken, and Frank Nelson and spouse Rosemary; three stepchildren, Joan Porter and spouse Bob, Steve Fogdall and spouse Bonnie, and Jon Fogdall; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-stepgrandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ruth Ross and Bernadine Gaston; and two brothers, Woodrow Nelson and Floyd Nelson.