MANSON - Robert G. Nelson, 85, died at the Good Samaritan Society-Manson on Fri. Oct. 19, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Mon. Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson followed by burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Manson. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Robert Glenn Nelson was born on March 2, 1927, in Manson, the son of Glenn and Florence (Vetter) Nelson. He graduated from Manson High School in 1944, and in Feb. of 1945 he entered the U.S. Navy where he served until March of 1946. He married Josephine Steinberg on May 10, 1952, but the marriage later ended in divorce. Robert spent his entire working career at Hormel in Ft. Dodge before retiring in 1987.
Survivors include his daughters Pamela (Steve) Nelson-O'Neil of Cedar Rapids, IA; Kristine Nelson of Frederick, MD; Stacey (Tom) Engram of Bel Air, MD; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Phyllis Koster.