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Florence K. Nelson Feb. 6, 1921 - Nov. 9, 2008

REDWOOD FALLS -- Florence Katherine Nelson, 87, of Redwood Falls, died Sunday at the Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the church and for one hour prior to the services at the church. Arrangements with the Redwood Valley Funeral Home.

She was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Paxton Township, Redwood County, to Frank and Katherine (McPhee) Dornfeld. She attended Redwood Falls Public School and worked as a telephone operator in Redwood Falls.

She married Joseph M. Nelson on March 16, 1947, in Redwood Falls. They lived on the family farm southwest of Redwood Falls. She moved to Redwood Falls in 1972. She lived in her home there until being admitted to Wood Dale Nursing Home in October.

She is survived by her son Stephen (and Alice) Nelson of Redwood Falls; three grandchildren; and a sister: Lucille (and Robert) McGraw of Litchfield.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1972 and one sister.