HILL CITY -- Ruth E. Nelson, 102, Hill City, formerly of Milaca, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
She was born Oct. 4, 1898, in Little Falls to S. John and Annie (Halverson) Nelson. She attended Riverside schools in Milaca. She married Herman Nelson on April 5, 1924, in Milaca. She lived in Milaca most of her life until moving to Swatara in 1983 and later to Hill City. She was a member of the Hill City Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Karin Bailey and Joan Kingsley, both of Hill City; two sons, Ronald Nelson, Surprise, Ariz., and Donald Nelson, Minneapolis; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, David Nelson, Donna, Texas.
Her husband and seven brothers and sisters died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Aitkin United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Marston officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca.
Friends may call one hour before services Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.
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