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LEROY NELSON, 89, of Fontanelle (Graveside Svcs. 11/15/19)


November 9th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

LEROY NELSON, 89, of Fontanelle, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle.  Graveside services with full military rites for LEROY NELSON will be held 11-a.m. Friday, Nov. 15th, in the Fontanelle Cemetery. Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

An open visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Nov. 14th, from 2-until 8-p.m., with the family present from 6-until 8-p.m.; Online condolences may be left to the family at

Burial is in the Fontanelle Cemetery with full military rites by the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post #247. A luncheon will follow at the Fontanelle United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be directed to the Leroy Nelson Memorial Fund, to be established by the family.

LEROY NELSON is survived by:

His daughters – Susan (Brad) Newton, of Fontanelle; Sherry Simpson, of Council Bluffs, and Stacey (Greg) Buxton, of Creston.

His son – Dale (Kelly) Nelson, of Greenfield.

His brother – Norman (Claire) Nelson, of Apple Valley, CA.

10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, other relatives, his in-laws, and friends.