Kenneth E. Nelson
Kenneth E. Nelson, 87, formerly of Oakland City, IN went to be with the Lord Monday, March 19, 2012 at home in Columbus, IN.
He was born on October 3, 1924 in Winslow, IN. to Robert and Stella (Blackter) Nelson.
Kenneth was graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1942.
Also was preceded in death by his parent’s, one son Kenneth Sylvester Nelson and wife Mary Lois Nelson in April 9, 2008. Kenneth was dearly loved by his children, grandchildren and family.
He was a W.W.11 Navy Veteran and member of First Christian Church in Columbus. He retired from Bartholomew County School Corporation after several years of teaching and also taught at Atterbury Job Corp.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Joe) Powell Columbus, IN. and Jennifer Nelson, Lake Worth, FL. Three grandchildren, Drew (Ashley) Fox, Dallas TX, Jenny (Chuck) Behnke and Kelly Lewis Columbus, great grandchildren Ryan, Ava, Claire and Wyatt Behnke and Lucy Fox.
Brother: Sam Nelson of Littleton, Colorado
Sister: Kathleen Freas of Lebanon, Ohio
Graveside Services will be Thursday March 22, 2012 2:00 P.M.at Montgomery Cemetery with Rev. Ed Ellis officiating. Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.