Born July 26, 1919, in Rockford, the son of Gust Anders and Augusta Sophia (Rosene) Nelson.
U.S. Army, April 22, 1941, served for 5 1/2 years during WWII.
Planted submarine mines across the entrance of Chesapeake Bay, VA.
Captain in Rockford Fire Dept.
Died: Sept. 2, 2014 in Presence St. Anne Center.
Olson Funeral Home & Crematorium, Trinity Lutheran Church, Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.
Source: Rockford Register Star, Sept. 7, 2014