MINNEAPOLIS -- Melodie Claire (Burkhardt Nelson) Tusler, 59, Minneapolis, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at Fairview Riverside Hospice of Minneapolis.
She was born May 18, 1941, in North Dakota to Earl Stephen and Regina (Zimmerman) Burkhardt. She lived in Minneapolis and Brainerd.
Survivors include her husband, Larry; a daughter, Pam; a son, Steve; two stepsons, Mike and Craig; a stepdaughter, Amy; three grandchildren; a stepmother, Marie Burkhardt; three sisters, Theresa Melnychenko, Lyn Henry and Nancy Goode; and a brother, Mike Burnhardt.
Her parents died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church of Minneapolis.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Werness Brothers Funeral Home of Minneapolis.
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