Former Chesterton resident Patricia A. Nelson of Kouts passed away Saturday,
Dec. 11, 2010 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center. She was 67.
Born on Sept. 23, 1943 in Gary, she was the daughter of John C. and Margaret
A. (Lennertz) Driscoll, Jr. On Sept. 23, 1994 at St. Patrick's Catholic
Church in Chesterton, she married Robert "Bob" Nelson, who survives.
Also surviving are children Steve (wife Lynn) Ahrens of Augusta, Ga., Scott
(Jennifer) Ahrens of Sandersville, Ga., and Susan (husband Travis) Koors of
Loveland, Ohio; stepchildren Robert Nelson of Valparaiso, Robin Koziczyski
of Chesterton, Tammy (Steve) Carmichael of Valparaiso, Dawn (Dan) Byron of
Marlboro, Ma., and Autumn (Nick) Joiner of Chesterton; grandchildren Brandy
Ahrens, Will and Isabel Ahrens, and Olivia Koors; 13 step-grandchildren;
brother Dennis Driscoll of Bolingbrook, Ill.; and special cousins and best
friends Sharon Roehm and Jan Pool.
She was preceded in death by her parents and infant brother Patrick Alfred
She was a customer service representative with Centier Bank for 17 years,
volunteered with the American Cancer Society and enjoyed reading and
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the
Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road in Valparaiso with the Rev. Jared
Raebel officiating. Cremation will follow at Angelcrest Crematory.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to the VNA
of Porter County. Moellerfuneralhome.com