Bernice A. Nelson, age 98, formerly of Echo, Minn., passed away peacefully on March 1, 2012, at Bethany Good Samaritan in Brainerd, where she had lived since 2002.
Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard; her daughter, Carol; and her brothers, Alton and Howard.
Bernice is survived by her sister, Pearl Lien, of Edina; three children, Rolf (Karen) Nelson, of Park Rapids, Sylvia (Jamie) Omtvedt, of Brainerd, and Mark (Patricia) Nelson, of Afton; her five grandchildren, Erik, Mark and Kirsten Omtvedt, of Brainerd, Sara Miles, of Sartell, and Bernie (Tanja) Nelson, of Ham Lake; and by two great-grandchildren, Jaden Wagoner and Colin Omtvedt, of Brainerd.
Funeral service will be Friday, March 9 at l1 a.m. at Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church, Hanley Falls, Minn. Visitation at Sunset Burial Assn. in Echo, Minn., on Thursday, March 8, 5-7 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to church service.
Memorials to Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church or to Valley City University, Valley City, N.D.
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