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Stanton G. Nelson

Stanton G. Nelson

April 22, 1973 - Nov. 29, 2008

DAWSON -- Stanton Gary Nelson, 35, rural Dawson, died Saturday as the result of a vehicle accident.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Baxter, rural Dawson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Zniewski Funeral Home-Vaala Chapel in Appleton and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.

He was born April 22, 1973, in Appleton to Gary and Sharon (Beyer) Nelson. He graduated from Lac qui Parle Valley High School in 1991 and attended Ridgewater College in the parts and merchandising program. He had currently been farming. He had worked at West-Con for a while and at Mills Auto Parts Center in Willmar.

He married Tammy Ochs on Jan. 13, 2003, in San Antonia, Texas.

He is survived by his wife and their children: Hunter and Jaidyn, of rural Dawson; his parents of Holloway; five siblings: Kenton (and Becky) Nelson of Holloway, Kelly (and Tim) Haag of Richmond, Matt (and Jodie) Nelson of Atwater, Stewart Nelson of Big Bend, and Sonya (and Jake) Allpress of Appleton; and a grandmother: Doris Beyer of Holloway.

He is preceded in death by an infant brother and by grandparents.