Nelson Steven Paul, age 58, formerly of Corcoran, passed away on February 15 in Glendale, Arizona after a month long struggle with pneumonia. Steve had been a resident of Peoria, Arizona since 1997. He was born on December 23, 1943 in Hutchinson, Minnesota the son of Elmer & Orion Nelson. Steve graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1961. He then attended Dana College in Blair, Nebraska and eventually graduated from Southern Florida University with a degree in accounting. For the next thirty years of his life, Steve worked for Honeywell in Florida, Minnesota and Arizona until his retirement in 1999. On June 25, 1966, Steven Nelson married the love of his life, Sharon Kay Sadle. They were together until her death in 1994. Survived by 3 sons, Bret Jeffrey (Michele) Nelson of West St. Paul, Chad Hunter (Amy) Nelson of Red Wing and Seth Michael Paul Nelson of Ely; 2 grandchildren, Freya & Parker; a brother, Dale (Peggy) Nelson of Castleberry, Florida; 3 aunts; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Steven was also preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 PM at The Evangelical Covenant Church, 1601 Hwy. 25 N., in Buffalo. The family requests that you not send money, but rather make a donation in Steve's memory to The American Lung Association, 490 Concordia Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55103. Serving the family... The Peterson Chapel Buffalo

Published on February 20, 2002

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