Loren Nelson, 69, of Edgeley, ND, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at St. Alexis, Bismarck, ND.
Loren L. Nelson was born on September 10, 1943, in Edgeley, the son of Louis and Dorothy (Goodrich) Nelson. He began working at a young age on the family farm, which his grandfather homesteaded in Willowbank Township. Loren married LaVerne Laning on June 21, 1964, at Wesley United Methodist Church, Edgeley. They lived on the Nelson family farm, raising grains and cattle.
He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and served on the finance committee.
Loren enjoyed vacationing in the Big Horns, WY with his family, hunting and riding snowmobile.
Loren is survived by his wife, LaVerne Nelson, Edgeley; one son, Jody Nelson, Russellville, AR; one daughter, Kay (Gerard) Retzer, Long Lake, SD; three grandchildren, Prairie, Kodi, and Colton; and two brothers, Howard (Charlotte) Nelson, Carrington, ND and Gene Nelson, Broomfield, CO.
He was preceded in death by his parents; twin sons; and granddaughter, Hadley Jo Retzer.
Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Edgeley, ND, with Pastor Joddy Meidinger officiating.
Burial: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Edgeley.
An online guest register is available at liskofuneralchapel.com.