Nelson, Claudia M. age 60, of Otsego, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family, on Sept. 20, 2010. Preceded in death by her parents, Ron & Mabel Ruch and sister, Shelda Ruch. Survived by her loving husband, Richard "Rick"; children, Tonja (Brian) Paulson, Dale (Jenny) Mahnke; grandchildren, Blake and Paige Paulson; Lauren, Ellie and Sophie Mahnke. Also survived by her brothers, Collin (Judy) Ruch , Ryan Ruch; and many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Visitation 4-8 PM Friday, Sept. 24 at Dare's Funeral Home, 805 Main St. NW, Elk River 763-441-1212; family and friends sharing time at 7 PM. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.

Published on September 22, 2010

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