James "Jim" P. Nelson
1959 — 2022
James "Jim" P. Nelson of Waukesha died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the age of 63. He was born in France on May 8, 1959 the son of James and Peg (nee Stevick) Nelson. On July 21, 1978 he married his high school sweetheart Lizann Gadbury in Fort Dodge, Iowa. In the spring of 1980 they moved to Wisconsin where they raised their family. Jim was a devoted family man, loving husband, strong father and wonderful papa to his three grandchildren. He loved working on cars, loved motorcycles and recently developed a love for Jeeps. Jim enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing and especially loved barbequing, smoking meats and trying new recipes and foods. He will be sadly...