Irene Nelson

Irene Nelson

Irene Margaret Nelson,
age 88 of Anoka, passed away October 1, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers and one sister. Irene was a retired school teacher. She was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She loved Jesus and was always eager to share her faith. After serving her Lord with her husband of 64 years, Irene is now at home with Jesus in heaven. Survived by her husband, Nels; son, Daniel (Beth); daughter, Luann (Richard) Jones; four grandchildren, Josiah (Michele) Nelson, Melynda Nelson, Jonathan Jones, Kristina (Joel) Noding; two great-grandchildren, Cole Nelson and Carter Nelson; two brothers, Malcolm VanAntwerp and Alan (Leah) VanAntwerp; one sister, Ruth Cole; and many other relatives and friends. Memorial service to celebrate her life on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service at First Baptist Church of Anoka, 1235 Park St., Anoka.

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