Martha Ann Nelson

Aug. 19, 1914 - June 17, 2006

Martha Ann Nelson (nee Raduege), 91, died Saturday, June 17, 2006, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

She was born Aug. 19, 1914, in the town of Ottawa, the daughter of William and Ida (Boettcher) Raduege. She married Charles H. Nelson on Oct. 27, 1937.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa, the Presbyterian Womanís Society, the Golden Lasers and the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program.

She is survived by her sons, Ralph (Mari) Nelson of New York and David Nelson of Dousman; granddaughters, Susan (Nick) McGriff of Sullivan and Ashley Nelson of Dousman; great-grandchildren, Gary and Grace McGriff; brothers, Carl Raduege of Waukesha and Warren (Alice) Raduege of Genesee. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles, her son, Gary, her brother, Clarence Raduege; her sisters, Florence Roberts of North Prairie and Estelle Brenner of Tennessee.

Funeral services will be held 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at the First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. Wednesday until time of services at the church. The Rev. Todd Hackman will officiate with burial at Ottawa Cemetery following the services.

If desired, memorials to the First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa appreciated.

Mealyís Funeral Home in Eagle serving the Nelson family, 594-2442.