|6/11/2014 5:04:00 PM|
Rose J. Nelson, age 96, of Rice Lake, died on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Our House Memory Care. She was born on May 29, 1918 in Oak Grove Township, WI to Frank and Mary (Breska) Lola.
Rose was married in Haugen, WI on November 26, 1936 to Gunder Nelson, who preceded her in death in 2001.
She was employed locally for many years, working at the Country Inn, Mommsens, WJMC and Heritage Manor. She enjoyed gardening, camping, traveling, going to garage sales, and was an excellent dessert cook as well.
Rose is survived by one son, Ron (Karla) Nelson, Wisconsin Rapids; one daughter, Adriane (David) Myers, Chetek; two grandchildren, Erik (Keri) Nelson, Gulfport, FL and Susan Christopherson, Eau Claire; three great-grandchildren, Kaci and Zakary Nelson, and Sierra Christopherson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gunder; one brother, Ed Lola; two sisters, Emily Kadunc and Helen Wittmann; and a great-grandson, Justen Christopherson.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake with Father James Powers officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The family prefers memorials to Lakeview Medical Center Hospice or St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake.
Skinner Funeral Home in Rice Lake was serving the family.
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