Virginia M. Nelson,
age 86 of Chesterton, IN passed away on March 18, 2017. She was born on
April 13, 1930 in Newaygo, Co. Michigan.
On January 17, 1950
she married Guy Nelson, who preceded her in death.
survived by her son, Lewis Nelson (Greta Burnett) of Hobart, IN; daughters,
Linda (John) Prosser of Jupiter, FL, Melanie (Ira) Biggs of Valparaiso, IN;
brother, George (Sabina) Nelson of Cedar Springs, MI; sisters, Dorothy
Nelson of Novi, MI, Beverly Lewis of Kalamazoo, MI, Gloria (Dan) Stroven of
Grant, MI, Donna (Sidney) Dietrich of Lyons, MI; grandchildren, Ira (Tracy)
Biggs, Eric (Anna Gianai) Biggs; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces,
nephews, and special brother-in-law, Orion Hill.
preceded in death by her parents, Forrest and Susan (Ridderikhoff) Nelson;
husband, Guy Nelson; daughter, Trinka Nelson; and several brothers and
Virginia was a
retired Accounting Clerk for Porter County and also worked as a Tax
Professional for H&R Block. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and knitting.
will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Burial will follow at
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations in Virginia’s honor may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401
Valley Dr., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
to the family may be made at