Janet Dorothy Nelson, 84 of Elk River MN
After a courageous battle with vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s went to be with the Lord on Sunday 11/7/2021.
Janet was born October 19, 1937 to Harvey & Dorothy Duncan in Fridley, MN. She attended school in Osseo. She met Rueben Nelson of Britton, SD and married on January 30, 1956. She loved driving motor coach for many years. She enjoyed baking, crafting, gardening, and spending time with her family. She attended Shepherd of the Grove Lutheran Church in Maple Grove.
Janet is survived by her devoted husband of 65 yrs. Rueben Nelson- Elk River, daughter Shelley Tischbirek (David) - Otsego, son Robert Nelson - Minneapolis, son Dan Nelson - Minneapolis, son Troy Nelson (Sharon) – Big Lake, 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and will be deeply missed.
Visitation is held at Dares Funeral Home, 805 Main St NW, Elk River, on Wednesday, 11/10 at 10:00 am, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am.
The family invites you to be their guest for lunch following the service.
Hong Kong Buffet, 600 Dodge Ave. NW, Elk River
Interment to take place on Friday, 11/12 at 11:00 am at MN State Veterans Cemetery, 15550 MN-115, Little Falls, MN.
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