Lenox Time Table
Thursday August 19, 1971
OBITUARY ~ LYLE EARL NELSON
Lyle Earl Nelson, son of Olive and Orville Nelson, was born May 9, 1902, on a
farm between Clearfield and Conway, and departed this life at his home near
Clearfield, Iowa, on Aug.
10, 1971, at the age of 69 years, 3 months and 1 day.
He lived in the Clearfield community his entire life, on a farm, and graduated
from the Clearfield High School in 1919.
He was united in marriage to Bessie House of Clearfield, Iowa on June 24th,
1925. To this union were born four children: daughters Thelma Brown and
Darlene Taylor, and sons, Dean and Paul all of Clearfield.
He was a member of the Clearfield Christian Church and active in church and
community activities as long as health permitted.
He was preceded in death by his wife on August 5, 1969, also his parents.
Left to cherish his memory are his four children, Dean. Thelma, Darlene and
Paul, two daughters-in-law, Mildred and Caroline Nelson, and two sons-in-law,
Dale Brown and Raymond
Taylor. Also his fourteen grandchildren, Larry, Martin, and Yvonne Taylor,
Allen, Betty Lou, Kathy and Clint Brown. Judy, Jeanie and Kenny Nelson, all of
Clearfield, Jim Nelson
and his wife Carolyn of Lenox. Harold Nelson and his wife, Rebecca of
Atlantic, Harriet Bergantzel and her husband, Roger, serving with the U. S.
Navy at Norfolk, Virginia, Ronnie
Brown and his wife Nancy serving with the U.S. Air Force in Italy. Two great
grandchildren Dana and Brian Nelson, two brothers, Ivan and Horace Nelson,
also three sisters-in-law,
Madge and Helen Nelson, Bernice Bennett and her husband, Donald, all living
near Clearfield, several nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and
friends also survive.
Final rites were conducted Thursday, August 12, 1971, at 2 p.m. at the
Clearfield Christian Church with Rev. Chou Taik Yoon officiating. Varner
Funeral Home was in charge of
the service and burial was in the Clearfield cemetery.
Casket bearers serving were Allen Brown, Harold Nelson, Larry and Martin
Taylor, Kenneth Nelson and Ivan Bennett.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014
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