Faye M. Nelson, 56Faye M. Nelson, age 56, of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 31, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Faye M. Nelson, age 56, of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 31, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Faye was born the daughter of Lloyd and Ruby (Larson) Gunderson on Nov. 12, 1955, in Ashland, Wis. She grew up in Hudson, graduating from Hudson High School with the class of 1974. On Dec. 18, 1976, Faye married Gerald G. Nelson at Bethel Lutheran Church in Hudson. She worked at Andersen Windows for a few years when they were first married.
She was a devoted wife and homemaker and loved spending time with her family. Pool parties were a hit with her many nieces and nephews. Faye enjoyed fishing, camping, star watching, and meeting people. She had a great sense of humor and could start up a conversation with anyone she met. She loved to spend time with her dog Sophie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Ruby Gunderson; in-laws, Charles and Rita Nelson; and sister Joy Lynn Gunderson.
Faye is survived by her husband, Gerry Nelson; siblings Sheryl (Tom) Carlson, Hoyt Gunderson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joyce (Gary) Ridel, Dick (Sandy) Nelson, Jim (Maria) Nelson, Jane (Ron) Truesdill, David (Bobbie) Nelson, Dennis Nelson; and many nieces, nephews, and grand-nieces and -nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Houlton. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home in Hudson and on Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Willow River Cemetery in Hudson.
Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Hudson.
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