Sylvia A. Nelson, 89, Brainerd, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
She was born Dec. 26, 1913, in Waldorf to Christian and Martha (Rush) Walther. She moved with her family to Deer Park, Wis. Her family moved to Brainerd in the late 1930s. She worked at the Creamery her father managed. In 1957 she married Roy Nelson in Brainerd. She also lived in Motley, Forest Lake and Wayzata. She was a resident of Bethany Good Samaritan Village for the past year.
Survivors include a son, Gary Olson, Nisswa; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Verona Levinson, Mission Hills, Calif.
Her husband; an infant son, James; and a brother, Carl, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village Chapel with the Rev. Curt Weid officiating.
Friends may call an hour before services Saturday at the nursing home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Deer Park in the spring.
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