Margaret A. Nelson (nee Klink)
Sept. 11, 1924 ó June 2, 2016
Margaret A. Nelson (nee Klink) of Oconomowoc passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was 91 years old. She was born September 11, 1924, in Rubicon, to Henry and Frances (nee Christ) Klink. She graduated from Mercy High School in Milwaukee in 1942. Margaret married Eugene Nelson on May 22, 1948, at St. Johnís Catholic Church in Rubicon.
Margaret had a passion for gardening and loved the joy of the simple things in life.
She is survived by her beloved children Mary (Gary), Christine (Dale) Grohall, Jim (Jill) Nelson, Robert Nelson, Ken (Elaine) Nelson and Margaret Nelson; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and her sister Imelda (Charles) Algiers. Margaret is further survived other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene, in 2007; great-grandchild Hunter; and her siblings Delora, Frances, Lorraine, Harry, Henry, Collette and Gerald. Mass of Christian burial for Margaret will be held today, June 9, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church, W1170 Rome Road, Rubicon, with Fr. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church only.
Interment will be at St. John Cemetery, Rubicon.
Margaretís family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful staff of Autumn Oaks and Seasons hospice for their loving care.
Shimon Funeral Home, 262-673-9500, is serving the family.