Arvid E. Nelson CMsgt. – Ret.

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Thursday December 11, 2014 4:00 to 6:00 PM

  • Visitation Location
    St. John United Church of Christ, Trenton
  • Service Date
    Thursday December 11, 2014
  • Service Time
    6:00 PM
  • Service Location
    St. John United Church of Christ, Trenton
  • Full Obituary

    Arvid E. Nelson CMsgt – Ret. 82 of Trenton died Thursday December 4, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

    He was born September 26, 1932 in Clarkfield, MN to William and Randy (Berg) Nelson; they preceded him in death.

    Also preceded in death by a son-in-law Jeff Lampe, brothers Leonard, Robert, Leroy, Eldrid Nelson, sisters-in-law Audrey Nelson, Shirley Lutz, brothers-in-law Myron Hess, Harold Lutz, Donald Koch.

    He married Marian Hess June 17, 1954 in Clarkfield, MN, she survives in Trenton.

    Also surviving are his children Rick (Barb) Nelson of Aviston, Gary (Deb) Nelson of Breese, Denise Lampe of Highland.

    7 grandchildren Bridget, Brian, Dustin Nelson, Sarah (friend Jason Tippett) Nelson, Laura (Brad) Henss, Austin (Lindsey) Lampe, Paige Lampe.

    4 great grandchildren Dakota Vigil, Kylyrr and Amber Perkins, Oliver Nelson

    Sisters-in-law Marion “Danny” Nelson of Mendocino, CA, Joan Nelson of Wilmer MN, Yvonne Nelson of St. Paul, MN, June Hess of Pocahontas, Kay Koch of Alhambra.

    Arvid served in the United States Air Force for 22 years, and a veteran of the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War, and was a member of Security Service which took him to locations all over Asia. He also retired from Scott Air Force Base as a Civil Service Computer Engineer.

    Member of St. John United Church of Christ, Trenton, Life member of American Legion Post 778, Trenton, Life member of VFW Post 7983, Trenton, Masonic Lodge, Highland, Eastern Star. His hobbies included bowling, gardening, and coffee time at the legion. His greatest joys were spending time at the lake house and the many happy times spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Funeral Service will be Thursday December 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM at St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton with Rev. Mark Stryjak officiating

    Visitation will be Thursday December 11 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at St. John United Church of Christ, Trenton.

    Memorials can be made St. John United Church of Christ and will be received at the visitation or at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton who is handling the arrangements for the family.

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