Ronald C. Nelson

WELCOME – A Celebration of Life service for Ronald C. Nelson, 59, of Welcome, formerly of Mapleton, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Fairmont.

Nelson died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Trimont Health Care Center in Trimont, Minn.

Kramer Family Funeral Home of Welcome is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Ronald Carl Nelson was born July 6, 1954, in Mankato, Minn., son of Carl and Ora (Anderson) Nelson.

Survivors include: his wife, Rebecca Nelson of Welcome; daughters, Angela Schimek of Mankato, Kimberly Zondag of Lakeville, Amanda Bartell of Mankato, and Ashley Bandow of Mankato; nine grandchildren; step-son, Richard Mount of Welcome; sister, Beverly Nass of Le Sueur.