Kip A. Nelson, 60
March 6, 1957 ó Dec. 14, 2017
Kip A. Nelson, of Kewaskum, formerly of Waupaca and Hartford, passed
peacefully into eternal life at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon, on Dec.
14, 2017. He was 60 years old.
Kip is survived by his mother, Fern Y. Nelson of Sarasota, Florida; his
children, Emily Weisberg (Alex) of the Bronx, New York, and Nora
Hartzell (Andy) of Wauwatosa; his two grandchildren, Tzofiah and Oriel
Weisberg; and his former wife, Kathy Knapp of West Bend. He is also
survived by his brothers Todd, (Sharon) of Waupaca, Dan (Cathy) of
Paradise, California, Tom (Diane) Shingle Springs, California,
sister-in-law, Michele Nelson of New Bern, North Carolina, many nieces,
nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and friends. He was preceded in
death by his father, LaVerne Nelson, his brother, Paul Nelson, and
Kip was born on March 6, 1957, in Waupaca, to LaVerne (Wormy) and Fern
Nelson. Kip was the fourth boy in a family of five and lived a wonderful
childhood with his brothers on the Chain-of-Lakes in Waupaca. He worked
many years as a title examiner in Wisconsin and Florida. Kipís demeanor
was quiet, patient, and kind. He was introverted and clever and had an
excellent sense of humor. He loved cooking, fishing, and being outdoors.
He was a gentle man and a loving father.
A private memorial for his family was planned in Waupaca on Monday, Dec.
18. Anyone wishing to honor Kipís memory may make contributions to The
Exodus House (1421 Fond du Lac Avenue, Kewaskum, WI 53040) or to a
charity of oneís choice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.