Patricia C. Nelson
The Nelson family is
saddened to announce the passing of their Mother, Grandmother,
Great-Grandmother and Friend, Patricia C. Nelson at the sweet, tender age of
97. On Friday, April 12, 2019 Patricia joined her Lord and Savior. As she
earned her angel wings she was surrounded by the love of her family.
She was born in
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Edward and Lillian (Long) Daugherty.
Patricia was educated in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she attended Business
School and worked in the Film Industry until her marriage.
Patricia married Lt.
Col. Arthur J. Nelson in Charlotte, North Carolina at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
on August 4, 1945. She is a member of Presentation Catholic Church, North Fond
du Lac, as well as a resident of North Fond du Lac since 1949. She happily
worked in the public-school system for thirty-five years, fifteen years in North
Fond du Lac and twenty years in Fond du Lac. The last years being at Friendship
School of NFDL, in the Foster Grandparent Program, retiring in 2011. Given a
birth date of March 17th she was also a member of the Irish History
Club and the NAIM Group (for widow and widowers), Foster Grandparents and
worked on the Election Board in NFDL for many years.
her two sons and two daughters; Ronald (Penny) Nelson of Fond du Lac, Timothy
Nelson of FDL, Claire (Wes) Peters of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, Kathleen
(Daniel) Jacobs of FDL; eight grandchildren, Jackie (Aaron) Buchholz of FDL,
Bryan Nelson of FDL, Michael Nelson of FDL, Kristin (Caleb) Myram of Medicine
Hat, Alberta, Canada, Barry James (Megan) Peters of Kelowna, British Columbia,
Canada, Jennifer (Christopher) Grafton of FDL, Benjamin (Jourdan) Jacobs of
Black Wolf, and Kurt (Gabrielle) Jacobs of Black Wolf; six great grandchildren;
Kiera and Killian Buchholz, Aphten and Jake Myram, and Swayzie Peters, Kinsley
and Henry Grafton, Griffin and Everly Jacobs. Special nephew, James (LaVonne)
Nelson of LaCrosse, WI; special niece Judy (Jerry) Krueger of FDL, and their
Preceding her in
death were her parents, her husband Arthur on August 20, 1978, one brother,
four sisters and three brothers-in-law, and a son-in-law (Wes Peters), and
The family would
like to especially thank the medical staff at St. Agnes Hospital, 5th
floor, for the compassionate care and support they gave Patricia and family.
Visitation will take
place on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 9-11 AM at Presentation Church, 705
Michigan Ave., North Fond du Lac. Mass of Christian burial will follow the
visitation at the church at 11:00 am. Burial will follow the service at Calvary
Guestbook and tribute wall may be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.
“MOM HAS EARNED HER ANGEL WINGS”