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Lenore Nelson Sept. 20, 1919 - Jan. 28, 2009

KERKHOVEN -- Lenore Nelson, 89, of Willmar, formerly of Kerkhoven, died Wednesday at home.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Kerkhoven.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by Harvey Anderson Kerkhoven Funeral Home.

She was born Sept. 20, 1919, north of Willmar to Ludvig and Cora (Nissen) Isdahl. She grew up in the Willmar area and graduated from Willmar High School in 1938.

She married Herbert Lowell Nelson on Feb. 21, 1946, in Spicer. They lived and farmed in the Kerkhoven area and moved to Willmar in 2000. She was a member of Kerkhoven Lutheran Church where she was active in circle and quilting group.

She is survived by her daughters: Patricia (and Joe) Leintz of Orono and Karen (and Jerry) Kucher of Buffalo; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; siblings: Clara Hickey of Willmar and Robert (and Dorothy) Isdahl of Mankato.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005, one brother and one sister.