Frances Nelson, 1924-2019

Published 1:00 am Saturday, September 28, 2019

Funeral services for Frances Nelson will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Glenville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Glenville.

Frances Nelson

Frances Pauline Nelson (Weiss) was born Sept. 21, 1924, in Brookings, South Dakota, to Bernard and Ella (Pech) Weiss. Shortly after her birth, she moved to Carrington, North Dakota. When Frances was in the eighth grade, she moved again to Glenville. She graduated from Albert Lea High School.

Frances was united in marriage to Carl Nelson on Sept. 14, 1944. The couple made their home in Glenville where Frances worked at Citizens State Bank of Glenville until retiring in 1998.

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Frances passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, having reached the age of 95 years.

Frances was a member of First Lutheran Church in Glenville. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, sewing, cross stitching and going to the casino. She also enjoyed traveling, having visited eight countries in Europe as well as Hawaii and Alaska. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Frances is survived by nephews Keith (Wendy) Weiss, Eugene Rasmusson, Paul (Patty) Rasmusson, John (Carol) Lang, Randy Bremer and Wayne Monson; nieces Kathy (Harold) Mehus, Barbara (Larry) Patterson, Vicki Severtson, Rebecca Perleberg, Mary Martin, Katherine (Odean) Nelson, Wendy Braun and Mary Ann (Rick) Hemmingson; and many great-nieces and nephews.

Frances is preceded in death by her husband, Carl; her parents; siblings Wayne Weiss and Dorothy Rasmusson; brother-in-law, Raymond Rasmusson; and sister-in-law, Sharon Weiss.