Joyce A. Nelson, 78

Joyce A. Nelson, 78, of Fond du Lac, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at All About Life Rehabilitation Center, Fond du Lac.

She was born on March 13, 1934, in Eau Claire, a daughter of Everett J. and Mildred L. Ollenburg Brunzlick.

Joyce was the executive director for New Beginnings.

She is survived by three children, Gregg (Valerie) Nelson of Illinois, Elaine (Dan) Doherty of Fond du Lac, and Diane (Dave) Martin of Fond du Lac; four grandchildren, Eric, Sarah, Jennifer, and Ethan; a great-grandson, Chase; a sister, Violet Kuechler; and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

The funeral service was held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, with the Rev. Kenneth Kramer officiating.

The visitation was on Sunday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial was at 10 a.m. on Monday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford.

Very special thanks to the staff of All About Life Rehabilitation Center and Agnesian Hospice Hope for their wonderful care of our mother.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family. A guest register can be found at