Connie Nelson, 1962-2018

Published 1:00 am Thursday, December 13, 2018

Connie Jean Nelson, 56, of Hollandale passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, after a five-year struggle with multiple sclerosis.

Connie Nelson

Connie was born March 16, 1962, the daughter of Floyd and Sharon Nelson.

She graduated from Albert Lea High School and was an exchange student in Peru.

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After high school Connie moved to California for 10 years, then returned to Minnesota, where she worked at Hormel for more than 20 years.

Connie lived on a farm with her boyfriend, Tom Zuehl. They had many animals that she loved and cared for. She was very devoted to her son, Cody Nelson, of whom she was very proud.

Connie leaves behind a son, Cody Nelson, of Minneapolis; boyfriend, Tom Zuehl, of Austin; father, Floyd Nelson, of Albert Lea; sister, Darcy Nelson, of California; brother, Guy Nelson, of Hollandale; and nieces Ellarose and Emmablu of Hollandale.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Nelson.

A special thanks to Good Samaritan Society staff member Gloria and special friend, Lisa Rippenthop.