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Marjorie J. Nelson Oct. 29, 1921 - March 1, 2009

CLARKFIELD -- Marjorie June Nelson, 87, of Clarkfield, died Sunday at Lutheran Haven in Montevideo.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Community Bible Church in Montevideo. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the Clarkfield City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Lynner Funeral Home in Clarkfield and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Ihlen to Christian and Mabel (Dahl) Elkjer. She grew up in Clarkfield.

She married Don Nelson on Feb. 10, 1945. Following World War II, they returned to Clarkfield. She was a painter and her art work is displayed in many homes in the community.

She is survived by her husband; children: Gail Olson, Chris Nelson and Steve Nelson; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and her brother: Stan (and Marion) Elkjer.

She was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.