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Published September 09, 2013, 12:00 AM

Frances V. Nelson

Frances V. Nelson, 94 of Fargo, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Bethany on 42nd in Fargo.

Frances was born on September 30, 1918 in Upham, ND to Hans and Mary (Austin) Holen. She grew up and attended school in Grafton, ND. On September 10, 1941 she married Manard Nelson. She spent 3 years living in Minneapolis during World War II while Manard was in the service. They lived in the Grafton-Hoople area for many years before moving to West Fargo in 1954. Frances was an active member of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in West Fargo and was known there as one of the “3 musketeers”.

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