Robert J. Nelson Jr., 97

Robert J. Nelson Jr., 97, North Manchester, died at 8:15 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

He was born Sept. 14, 1917 in Bridgeport, Conn., to Robert J. and Myra L. (Ackerman) Nelson.

On Oct. 21, 1944 he married Mary Flook.  She died April 4, 1974.  He then married Esther Deardorff on Dec. 29, 1974.  She died May 1998. He then married M. June Lowder on May 8, 1999. She died Dec. 7, 2006.

He is survived by one daughter, Laura L. Stults, Osceola; one grandchild, three great-grandchildren, 24 step grandchildren and several great-stepgrandchildren. 

Visitation and services were Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Timbercrest Chapel, North Manchester.

McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, handled the arrangements.


Posted on 2015 Jul 21