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Robert William Nelsen

October 9, 1921 October 25, 2019
Robert William Nelsen
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Robert William Nelsen, 98, of Grant, passed away on October 25, 2019 at Grant Fountain View. He was born on October 9, 1921 to Gustave and Marie (Espersen) Nelsen in Grant, Michigan. He graduated from Grant High School in 1939. Robert was a lifelong dairy farmer who also served his country in the army. On April 20, 1951 he married Helen Elizabeth Sunderlin in Big Rapids. Robert is survived by his two sons: Gary Nelsen of Grant, Bruce (Amy) Nelsen of Grant; four grandsons: Michael (Stefanie) Nelsen, David (Brittany) Nelsen, Hans Nelsen, Steven Nelsen; two granddaughters: Heather Nelsen, Heidi (Brent) Woodard; three great-granddaughters: Stellar Nelsen, Natalie Woodard, Emma Woodard; and great-grandson Lincoln Nelsen. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Helen Nelsen, brother Arthur Nelsen, and sister-in-law Virginia Nelsen. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 31, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Fields-McKinley Funeral and Cremation Services Grant Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:00 am at the Mamrelund Lutheran Church, Kent City, Michigan. Burial will take place in the Danish Cemetery south of Grant. Memorials are suggested to the Heartland Hospice or Mamrelund Lutheran Church. Please share your memories of Robert online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Oct

2:00 PM 10/31/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/31/2019 4:00:00 PM
Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI

45 East Main Street
Grant, MI 49327

Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI
45 East Main Street Grant 49327 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

31

Oct

6:00 PM 10/31/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI

45 East Main Street
Grant, MI 49327

Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI
45 East Main Street Grant 49327 MI
United States

Service

Friday

1

Nov

11:00 AM 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mamrelund Lutheran Church

4085 Lutheran Church Road
Kent City, MI 49330

Mamrelund Lutheran Church
4085 Lutheran Church Road Kent City 49330 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Danish Cemetery Final Resting Place

Ashland, MI

Ashland MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mamrelund Lutheran Church

4085 Lutheran Church Road
Kent City, MI 49330

Heartland Hospice

1053 West Main St.
Fremont, MI 49412
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