THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Barbara E. Nelson
Issue Date: May 22, 2014
Barbara E. Nelson, 74, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Thursday, May 15 at Roubal Care and Rehab Center.
Born April 7, 1940 in Daggett, Mi., to Raymond and Rose (Chaney) Cole, she married Perry Nelson in February 1960 in Chicago, Ill.
She worked for Motorola for many years and enjoyed gardening, reading, old TV shows and playing bingo, but time spent with her children and grandchildren is what she enjoyed most.
Survivors include her husband, Perry, of Menominee, Mi.; children, Robyn (Smokey) Smith, of Genoa, Ill.; two sons, Jeff of Prescott, Az. and Jimmy (Sue), of Cary, Ill.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home of Stephenson assisted the family with arrangements.