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Mabel O. Nelson

July 10, 1901 - March 18, 2007

GROVE CITY -- Mabel Otelia Nelson, 105, of Grove City died Sunday at Emmanuel Home in Litchfield.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City. Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Grove City.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m Friday at the church and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Arrangements are with Atwater Funeral Home.

She was born July 10, 1901, in Acton Township, Meeker County, to Albert and Christine (Martinson) Brown. She grew up in rural Grove City and attended District 38 country school.

She married Lloyd M. Nelson on Oct. 18, 1922. They moved to Rosendale in 1922 and then to Grove City in 1932. She was church organist for 50 years at Arndahl Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Grove City. She moved to Bethany Nursing Home in Litchfield in 1994 and to Emmanuel Home in 1995.

She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Ladies Aid, the VFW Auxiliary, Foreign Shoppers Club, Grove City Women's Club, Garden Club and a Birthday club.

She is survived by her children: Stanley (and Corrine) Nelson, Lester (and Ila) Nelson, all of Grove City, Eileen McCoy of Plymouth; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter: Norma Olson; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; three brothers and three sisters.