Maynard H. Nelson
Sept. 22, 1920 -
July 23, 2009
Maynard H. Nelson
of Waukesha died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at
the age of 88. He was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Hustler, the son of Halver
and Stena Nelson.
Maynard served his
country in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, and later was united in
marriage to Amy Burkhalter in Rockford, Ill., on July 3, 1948. He was
employed at Miller Brewing for 25 years until retiring in 1982. He was a
longtime member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha.
As an avid card player, he enjoyed playing cards at the Wisconsin House.
He loved to hunt and fish and especially enjoyed his home on the lake in
Maynard will be
deeply missed by his wife, Amy Nelson of Waukesha; his daughter, Malinda
(Michael) Malison of Waukesha; grandchildren, Terri Malison of Milwaukee,
Michael (Kimberly) Malison of Milwaukee, Jeffery Malison of Lomira,
Danielle (John) Shaltis of Waukesha, Amy (Zachary) Walters of Waukesha and
David Helser of Waukesha; great-grandchildren, Naomi, Hannah, Isaiah,
Alexis, Riley, Ty, Cooper, Ashley, Taylor, Austin, Bailey, Cade, Elise and
Robert; brother, Marshall (Sharon) Nelson of Waukesha; sister, Aleda (Ron)
Taylor of Rockford, Ill.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and
He was preceded in
death by his daughter, Deborah Helser, on Feb. 2, 2009.
Visitation will be
held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at Randle-Dable Funeral
Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The funeral service will be held at 10
a.m. Monday, July 27, also at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Mundt
presiding. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning
Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com
for directions or to leave an online tribute.
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