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Robert Nelson

Robert Charles Nelson. Age 81, of Mount Morris, was called to his eternal home by his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at his home. Robert was born on August 21, 1936, to Charles and Viola Nelson. On September 27, 1936, he was baptized at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Racine , WI. He was also confirmed at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Warren, Mi in 1950. Robert married Marilyn Hanson on June 28, 1957, at Zion in Warren. The Lord blessed their marriage with three sons, Kurt, Steve, and Erick. During his lifetime, Robert was a faithful and active member at Zion in Warren, a founding member of Divine Grace in Lake Orion, and at Gloria Dei in Grand Blanc. Bob was employed as a machinist until he decided to be a business owner. He and Marilyn owned pet, clothing (Big & Tall), advertising, real estate, trucking, and moving businesses over the years.He enjoyed music(Bach and organ music in particular) and played tennis and biked when he was able. When Kurt and Steve were young he coached their baseball and football teams. and yes, bob was an avid Green Bay packers fan. He is survived by his dear wife Marilyn, their sons, Kurt ( Sherry) Nelson, Steve (Cindy) Nelson, Erick (Wendy) Nelson. Grandchildren; Amber (Brian), Christopher (Esther), Joshua (Jeanie), Christine (Dan), Matthew, Jonas, and the late Stacey. Great grandchildren; Kendra, Oliva, Breanna, and Caleb, survived by his sister Barbara (Carl) Labrash and a host of loving friends and church family from the Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church. Funeral Service will be Friday, March 30th, at 11:00am, from the Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church 5005 McCandlish Rd. Grand Blanc, visitation will take place from 10:00am until time of funeral, memorials to the church appreciated, envelopes available at service.

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Posted: Tue, March 27, 2018


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