Richard Nelson, age
69 of Valparaiso, passed away on April 8, 2016, at Porter Regional Hospital.
He was born on May
27, 1946, to Gerald and Anne Jeannette Strand Nelson, both of whom preceded
him in death.
Richard is survived
by his siblings: Robert Nelson of Kouts, Nancy Adams of Chesterton, and
David (Diana) Nelson of Missouri, along with many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces, and great-nephews.
He is also preceded
in death by his sister, Linda Nelson.
Richard was a
member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton.
He worked as a
baker at Sue’s Bakery for many years, and worked at Western Electric as an
Installer. Richard was an advocate and an active supporter of the Moraine
A Memorial Service
will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016, at 12 p.m. at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton with Pastor Erik Grayvold officiating. The
family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service at the
may be given to the Moraine House, 353 W. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
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