Cleone Charlotte Nelson Potter, of Brainerd, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. Cleone was born Jan. 14, 1931, in Crosby, Minn., to Clarence and Pearl (Olson) Nelson. She graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis, Minn. She resided in Indiana and California before returning to Minnesota. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her daughters Lynnette Irwin, Pam (Bill) Clark; granddaughters Cara (Jon) Thomas, Julia (Daniel) Wadsworth; great-grandchildren Tanner Thomas and Alaina Cleone Wadsworth, all of Indiana; grandson Cory Potter of California; her sister Marilyn (Phil) Diskerud of Florida and twin sister Clary (Clark) Tollefson of Brainerd. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Mark Potter.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brainerd with Pastor Mark Skinner officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour before the service at the church.
Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory in Brainerd. www.nelson-doran.com