Queene M. "Peggy" Nelson, Brooklyn (1925-2013)

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Friday, December 27, 2013

August 11, 1925 - December 15, 2013

Queene "Peggy" M. Nelson, age 88, died Sunday December 15, 2013 at the Kelly House in Evansville. She was born on August 11, 1925 in Croyden, England, the daughter of William and Lillian Farrant. She married Donald H. Nelson on October 18, 1943 in England, and he preceded her in death on September 24, 2001. Peggy and Don farmed most of their lives in Rutland Township. She was a member of the Hillcrest Mothers Club.

She is survived by her children; William (Joyce Conley) Nelson of Brooklyn, Della (Gordon) Franklin of Evansville, Jean (Dennis) Ophime of Madison, four grandchildren; Cathy (Dan) Nevel, Angie (Dan) Wienke, Donald Franklin, Donnie Ophime; four great-grandchildren: Zachary and Riley Wienke, Collin and Colby Nevel; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death her parents; a brother, William; a sister, Florie; and a grandson, Phillip Franklin.

Private family services were held on Friday December 20, 2013 at the Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home Evansville. Burial was held in Maple Hill Cemetery Evansville.

Condolences may be expressed at Wardhurtley.com

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