Gerald Nelson of Grafton passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon. A memorial service will be held for Gerald at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 16, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg. Family will receive friends at the funeral home today, from 4 p.m. until the time of service.
Gerald was born in Iron Mountain, Mich. on Oct. 6, 1920, son of the late Helge and Myrtle (nŽe Bell) Nelson. He married the late Josephine (nŽe Kawecki) during September of 1952 in Milwaukee.
Gerald is survived by his son, Roger; granddaughter, Danielle (Chris) Riffel; and daughter-in-law, Patty Kujawa. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine; and his son, Glen.
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