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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

OBITUARY: Arthur J. Nelson

Nelson, Arthur Joseph

Age 80, of Long Lake passed away on June 15th. Art’s family was by his side.

Preceded in death by his loving wife Edie. When Edie passed, life lost much of its meaning for Art.

Art Nelson was born in Pequot Lakes, Mn to Marshall and Alma Nelson on December 28, 1930. After graduation from high school, Art served honorably in the United States Air Force. Retired after 30 plus years at Honeywell.

Art was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and was much loved by his family. Art was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.

Art is survived by daughter, Cindy and son-in-law Dennis Nelsen of Maple Plain, MN, and grandchildren Daniel(Kristin), Ashley, Chelsea(Jon) and Elizabeth; son, Mark and daughter-in-law, Sandy of Buffalo, MN and grandchildren David and Kristin; son, Daniel and daughter-in-law, Ellie of East Bethel, MN, and grandchildren, Emily, Adam and Abbey, and 3 great-granddaughters, Haley, Julia, and Edith.

Funeral service 12:00 PM (Noon) Monday, June 20, 2011 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2060 6th Ave. N., Long Lake with visitation beginning at 10 AM at the church.

Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.

David Lee Funeral Home
Wayzata 952-473-5577
www.davidleefuneralhome.com

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