Donald Nels Nelson, age 92, of East Bethel, formerly of Brooklyn Center, passed away on October 1, 2023, with his family by his side. A Memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 14th at Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church, 2749 Bunker Lake Blvd, Ham Lake. Visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Memorials preferred to the
Union Gospel Mission.
Don is survived by his sister, Lois Becklin (Lynn); son, Joel (Nancy); daughters,
Carla and Beth (Roger) Will; grandchildren, Axel (Erica), Hanna, Angela, Joshua, William (Sarah Long),
Lucas (Rose), Joseph (Klarisa) Will and 17 great-grandchildren. He was proceded in death by his wife
of 69 years, Romayne; son, Dean; daughter-in-law, Susan; parents, Sidney and Hattie; brother, Sidney and
sister, Anne Kuske. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Cedar Creek Senior Living for their love and care.
Thanks also to the staff of North Memorial Hospice for their excellent care and compassion.