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Jacob A. Nelson

Mar 07, 2017
Jacob A, Nelson — 1996-2017

Jacob A. Nelson, 21, of Lockridge, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, as a result of injuries from a vehicle accident.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lockridge School, with the Rev. Gloria Friedrich officiating. Burial will be in New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery in rural Lockridge. Following the service at the cemetery, a time of food and fellowship is set on the Midwest Old Threshers grounds in Mt. Pleasant.

Friends can call after noon Friday at Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, where family will be present from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to Midwest Old Threshers Association. Online condolences can be left at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com.

Mr. Nelson was born Feb. 16, 1996, in Iowa City to Rob and Tammy Geary Nelson.

He graduated from Fairfield High School in 2014.

He worked alongside of his father and brother with Nelson Rebar Inc. of Lockridge. He was a member of the Union Iron Workers Local 89.

Mr. Nelson spent many hours working at Midwest Old Threshers, and he volunteered on the Lockridge Fire and Rescue Department. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting.

Survivors include: his parents, Rob and Tammy Nelson of Lockridge; brother Kyle (Briana Beal) Nelson of Richland; and sister, Amanda (Jeff) Althaus of Denver, Colorado.

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