Ralph ‘Red’ Nelson Jr.

Ralph ‘Red’ Nelson Jr. Ralph “Red” Nelson Jr. passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at the age of 83.

He was the loving father of Doug (Kathy) Nelson, Rhonda Nelson and Rosie Pinchera; devoted grandfather of Kayla Nelson, Tony Nelson, Zoe Zimmerman and PJ Pinchera; and brother of Betty (the late Dick) Houtz and Marion (Robert) Sorenson. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores “Sis” (nee Vogt); parents, Ralph and Edna Nelson; and his siblings Robert (Laura) Nelson, Howard (Alice) Nelson, Ione (Niles) Christiansen, Corinne (Chuck) Christiansen, Charlotte (Wilbur) Thurow and LaVerne (Dan) Rea.

Visitation will be held from 9 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11 AM on Saturday, January 30, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 145 E. Lisbon Road, Oconomowoc.

Memorials to the donor’s choice are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-5674459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.