Howard E. Nelson, Sr.

Apr 12, 1938 - Aug 21, 2010

Howard E. Nelson, Sr.

April 12, 1938 - August 21, 2010


Howard Nelson, age 72, died Saturday, August 21, 2010 , at his residence in Hartford City, IN. Howard retired fromCatapillar in Aurora, IL after 22 years of service as a machine operator. Howard was a member of the Hartford city AMVETS and the Upland Lions Club. He enjoyed fixing cars and helping others.
He was the son of the late Clarence Nelson and the late Helen (Van ) Nelson, He was born in Aurora, Illinois on April 12, 1938.
He served in the Army. He married Ila M. Hammertree August 4, 1960. She preceded him in death on May 22, 2007
He is survived by:
Three Daughters:
Bobbie Ludlow, Hartford City, IN
Peggy O'Kelly, Bartow, FL
April (Donnie) Davidson, Albany, IN
Two Sons:
Howard Nelson, Standard City, IL
Robert (Amy) Nelson, Clarksville, TN
14 Grand Children
9 Great-Grand Children
He was also preceded in death by a son Rick Nelson.
Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN where the family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Friday, August 27, 2010. Funeral service will be at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home at 3:00 PM, Friday, August 27, 2010.
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