Albert E. Nelson
1929 – 2019
Surrounded by family, Albert passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019 at the Arcola Health Center, Arcola, SK at the age of 90 years.
Albert was predeceased by his parents, Edwin and Matilda Nelson; infant son Miles Nelson; brothers, Melvin (Maxine) Nelson, Emil (Irene) Nelson, John Nelson, Arnold (Anne) Nelson, Stan (Rita) Nelson , and Gordon Nelson; sisters, Agnes Looy and Hilda (Ben) Adolf; Betty’s parents, Albert and Freeda Schrader; brothers-in-law; Harold (Irene) Schrader, Corwin (Roseina) Schrader, Cleo (Yvonne) Schrader, Orval (Alice Horn) Schrader, Lloyd Schrader, Wayne Schrader, Lloyd Saar, Dennis Curtis and Lewis Long as well as grandson Aaron Simes.
Albert is survived by his wife of 65 years Betty; children, Sandra (Bill) Gallagher, Karen (Ray) Coderre, Cindy (Gerry) Goertzen, Dale (Wendy) Nelson; grandchildren Michael Sweeney, Derek (Deb) Coderre, Cheryl (Todd) Campbell, Alexis (Mark) Johnson, Joey Nelson, D’Lee (Robert) Beckman, Jodie Simes and Lindsey (Rod) Ulvid; great grandchildren, Ellyla Gallagher, Kyle Campbell, Miranda Campbell, Jenna Campbell, Dustin Coderre, Abigail Johnson, Rebecca Johnson, Dante Nelson, Nya Nelson, Chloe Beckman, Owen Beckman, McKinley Beckman, Ava Beckman, Austin Simes, Alex Simes and Ronan Simes; sister Ellen Saar; sisters-in-law, Darlene Nelson, Yvette Long and Eva Schrader as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The Public Visitation was held on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and the Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, December 17, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Darrel Durksen officiating. Both services were held at the Stoughton Apostolic Church, Stoughton, SK. The private family interment took place immediately following the service at the Stoughton Town Cemetery. The Luncheon was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Stoughton, following the interment.
If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, 301 - 2550 12th Avenue, Regina, Sask., S4P 3X1.
Yvonne Clark at Hall Funeral Services, Estevan assisted Albert’s family.