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Published February 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

William A. Nelson

William A. Nelson, 81, Moorhead, MN, died on Monday, February 11, 2013, in Elim Nursing Home, Fargo.

Bill was born on January 29, 1932, in Fargo, ND, to Erwin and Lulu (Falkingham) Nelson. He grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes, MN, and then graduated from Moorhead State College. He served in the U.S. Army, and was in the U.S. Army Field Band. Bill married Elizabeth Hanssen on November 27, 1957, in Pelican Rapids, MN. Following his service, he taught in Moorhead, Detroit Lakes, and Dilworth as well as at the Moorhead State Campus School. Later in his career, he served as the director of the North Central Council for School Television.

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