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Baan Jean Nelson June 18, 1959 - May 9, 2009

SWIFT FALLS -- Baan Jean Lee Nelson, 49, of Swift Falls died Saturday in Benson.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Swift Falls.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today the church in Swift Falls and for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.

She was born June 18, 1959, in Minneapolis to Robert Sr. and Marilyn (Hayhurst) Eastman. She grew up in Minneapolis and attended school through the eighth grade at Mount Calvary and St. Peters Lutheran Church. She came to live with Carol and Arlen Hayhurst and finished school at Benson High School

She married Steven Nelson on July 8, 1978, in Swift Falls. She served as a 4-H leader for Swift Falls Winners, a Sunday School teacher and was a member of WELCA at her church.

She is survived by her husband; children: Keith (and Tracy) Borgschatz of Zumbrota, Thor (and Heather) Nelson of Montevideo, Troy (and Michelle) Nelson of Clontarf, and Trista (and Justin) Larson of Kerkhoven; nine grandchildren; siblings: Robert (and Diane) Eastman and Becky (and Joel) Trebesch.

She was preceded in death by her parents.