Norman Nelson

Norman Nelson, 79, Mayville, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.

Mr. Nelson was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Mayville, where he grew up and attended school. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1944, serving during World War II. On June 28, 1946, he married Gladys Ingebretson in Crookston, Minn. They lived and farmed near Mayville.

He is survived by his wife; a son, John, Rapid City, S.D.; a daughter, Susan (Nathan) Nelson-Holter, West Fargo; four brothers, Truman, Moorhead, Earl (Wilma), Portland, N.D., Wayne (Sylvia), Hawley, Minn., Alfred (Nora), Fargo; and two sisters, Clarice (Lou) DePaolis, Carol Stream, Ill., Arlene (DeWayne) Peterson, Fargo.

Visitation: Monday from 5 to 7, with a prayer service at 7, in Baker Funeral Home, Mayville, and Tuesday from 10 to 11 in Mayville Lutheran Church.

Funeral: Tuesday at 11 in the church.

Burial: Mayville Cemetery.