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Georges H. Nelson

November 15, 1928 ~ August 13, 2017 (age 88)

Aransas Pass - George H Nelson, Sr. died peacefully on August 13, 2017 in Aransas Pass, Texas at the age of 88.

George was born on November 15, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY to Gustav and Margarite (Sonborne) Nelson. He married Rose Rita Fossum in Brooklyn on October 28, 1951. After moving to Washingtonville, NY he worked for a number of years for Ford Motor Co. in Mahwah, NJ. In 1974 they moved to Alpine, TX where he ran a Spudnut Donut shop for several years. Upon retiring, they moved to Rockport, TX where they enjoyed fishing and bird watching. After the death of his first wife, he married Dorothy Bernal on July 13, 2002. They made their home in Aransas Pass, TX.  He enjoyed his extended family with Dorothy and making trips to the Frio River.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Gustav and Margarite (Sonborne) Nelson; first wife of 49 years: Rose (Fossum) Nelson: and granddaughter: Debra Ann Parke Fundyk.

George is survived by his wife of 15 years: Dorothy Olson Bernal Nelson of Aransas Pass, TX; daughter: Ann Marie Parke (Dan) of Odem TX; son: George Nelson, Jr. of Vista, Nebraska: granddaughter: Kelly Ann Parke of Odem, TX; great-grandson: Gavin Alexander Fundyk of Bristow, OK.

A Memorial Talk will be Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses located at 1649 W. DeBerry Ave. in Aransas Pass TX.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.


 Service Information

Memorial Service
August 23, 2017

1:00 PM
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
1649 W DeBerry
Aransas Pass, TX 78336

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