Marvin Dale Nelson
Winslow Alumni Class of 1955
May 10, 2011
Marvin Dale Nelson, 74, of Winslow, Indiana passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at the Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN. he was born November 3, 1936 in Winslow to William and Hazel Josephine (Beadles) Nelson.
He graduated from Winslow High School, Class of 1955 where he played basketball for the Winslow Eskimos. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Marvin worked at Crane NWSC, where he took pride in his skilled trade and retired as a tool maker.
Marvin loved music and shared his guitar playing with friends and at church. He loved to fish the White river and the company he enjoyed at the river. In recent years, Marvin, found great joy in returning to the fellowship of Flat Creek Baptist Church.
Marvin is survived by his sons, Andy (Ann) Nelson of Elberfeld; Chris (Heather) Nelson of Winslow; 6 beloved grandchildren, Madison, Grace, Nate, Macy, Gabriel and Ethan Nelson; a dear brother, Donald Nelson and sister Joetta Gudorf of Winslow; and his dear friend, Katherine Burkhart of Winslow who provided so much encouragement and spiritual strength to him.
Funeral services were Saturday, May 14, 2011, 10:00 AM at the Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow with his friend and pastor, Bro. Dale Frederick officiating.. Special music was played by friends, Bro. Ed Uppencamp and Bro. Buford Thomas. Visitation was Friday, May 13, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Sunset Cemetery in Winslow, Indiana.
The family rejoices in knowing that our beloved accepted his Saviour, Jesus, and he is now at peace in his kingdom resting on the shady bank of a beautiful river.