Millard John "Nels" Nelson Jr.


Millard John "Nels" Nelson Jr., 81, of Payson, died Nov. 11, 2006. He was born Dec. 24, 1924 in Omaha, Neb.

Mr. Nelson served as a Naval airman during World War II and the Korean conflict.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Kathleen May Nelson.

Survivors include his son, James C. Nelson; daughter, Cynthia G. Nelson; and sister, Patricia LaFontant.

No services will be held.

Donations in Mr. Nelson's memory may be made to RTA Hospice House, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.

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