Shirley June Nelson, age 94 of Duluth, Minnesota, formerly of Hoffman, MN, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at Franciscan Health Center, Duluth, MN.

Visitation for Shirley will be one hour prior to services at Messiah Lutheran Church of Hoffman.

Funeral Service for Shirley June Nelson will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Messiah Lutheran Church of Hoffman with Reverend Mark Mathews officiating. Burial in Zionsborg Cemetery, rural Evansville.

Shirley was a resident of Hoffman and an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church for many years.  She was born in Duluth, Mn, on June 2, 1924, to William and Julia Guthrie, the youngest of six children.

On November 15, 1947, she was united in marriage to Delmer A. Nelson in Duluth, MN.  The couple farmed in Elk Lake Township, Grant County, Minnesota, retiring in 1972.

She is survived by her nieces April (Tony) Radzak of Twig, MN and Mary Coleman of St. Louis, Missouri; many great and great-great nieces and nephews; and one great-great-great-niece.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Delmer; parents; two sisters, and three brothers.

Arrangements with Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Hoffman.


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