Nelson Elsie Octavia Nelson. Born in Long Prairie, MN April 26, 1919. Survived by daughters, Janice Born & Phyllis LeClaire; son-in-law, Hal LeClaire; grandchildren, Laura Larsen, Richard Larsen & Jamie Holm; great-grandchildren, Danielle & Christopher Payne; many cousins, nieces, nephews & special friends. She was preceded in death by husband, Arthur; parents, Hjalmer & Mary Sternquist; father, Oscar Flyckt; brother, Ivan Sternquist; sisters, Irene Hoyt & Bernice Teetzel. Retired from Honeywell after 30 years. She enjoyed her family, friends, travel, music and cooking. Special thanks to nursing staff and caregivers at Abbott Northwestern, Bethesda Rehab. Center & Walker Methodist Health Care for the wonderful care she received the last 2 years of her life. Elsie was a very devoted mother & a loyal friend to many. Service Wednesday 11 am, Walker Home Chapel, 37th & Bryant Ave. S. Visitation one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to her favorite charity, The Cancer Society. Interment Ft Snelling Henry W. Anderson 612-729-2331

Published on April 20, 2003

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