Robert M. Nelson

Published On: Nov 11 2013 04:55:55 PM CST
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STOUGHTON-Robert M. Nelson, age 85, of Stoughton passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

He was born on March 29, 1928, in Stoughton. Robert was united in marriage to Nancy Johnson in 1987 in Madison. After graduating from Stoughton High School, Robert enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Icke Construction for 35 years, retiring in 1990. Robert then worked for Irish Lane Greenhouse delivering flowers for about seven years. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, boxing and wrestling. Robert also enjoyed woodworking, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Robert is survived by his wife of 26 years, Nancy; children, Debbie Legreid of Evansville, Jodi (Dan) Hanson of Stoughton, Juli (Phil) Tellefson of Cambridge, Jori (Tim) Woodstock of Stoughton, Jami Nelson of Stoughton, and Katie Nelson of Stoughton; ten grandchildren, Rory, Nick, Jon, Justin, Schyler, Lisa, Jacob, Lindsey, Lucas and Casey; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Roger and Richard.

There will be a Celebration of Life at GUNDERSON STOUGHTON FUNERAL HOME, 1358 Hwy. 51, Stoughton, at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday. Private family interment will take place at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com

Gunderson Stoughton
Funeral & Cremation Care
1358 Hwy 51
(608-873-4590)