Roy Charles Nelson
1927 — 2021
formerly of Waseca, passed away on his 94th birthday, May 9, 2021 at Woodland Hill Assisted Living, Hudson, WI. He was born on May 9, 1927 in Mankato, to Charles and Estella (Rosenow) Nelson and grew up in Rapidan, MN. He graduated from Rapidan High School. Following high school he served in the United States Navy during WWII on the SS Fairisle and the USS Eaton in the South Pacific. He received an honorable discharge from the Navy in August of 1946 and later joined the U.S. Navy Inactive Reserve until August of 1954. Roy attended and graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis. He was united in marriage to Ruth Bengtson on October 10, 1953 at the First Baptist Church in...