The Herald, Everett, Washington
June 08, 2008
OBITUARY ~ RICHARD R. "DICK" NELSON
August 11, 1932 ~ June 05, 2008
Richard R. NELSON of Everett, WA, passed away
peacefully, June 5th, 2008 at the age of 75.
Richard (known as Dick to his friends) was born in Mt.
Ayr, Iowa, on August 11, 1932. He and his family moved
to Ashland, Nebraska when he was a young child until
his graduation in 1951 and enlisting in the Navy "To
see the world". After the Navy, Dick met and fell in
love with a beautiful, young, nursing student in
Everett, Nancy ANDERSON and they where soon married
and settled down. A thirty plus year employee of
Boeing, Dick has been retired for over 15 years.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Nancy; and
He is survived by his son, Rick and wife, Claudia of
Keizer, Oregon; and daughter, Sandra and husband, Tony
CANO of Stanwood, WA; grandchildren, Janet and
husband, Mike HAMILTON of Spokane, WA, Rocky WARD and
wife, Cari of Stanwood and Zoey NELSON of Keizer,
Viewing will be from 10:00 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., and
services beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June
11, 2008, at Evergreen Funeral Home, in Everett, WA.
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