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Wilma June Nelson

Wilma passed away January 30, 2015 at RVMC with her family surrounding her. She was born in Grants Pass, Ore. January 24, 1940 to Bradford Young and Daisy June (Jones) Tesseman. She married the love of her life, Leland Nelson July 27, 1957; they where married for 30 years. On October 29, 1987 she lost the love of her life. She is a breast cancer survivor, her hobbies where floating the Rogue River, camping, hunting, yard saling, mushrooming, and being with her family.

She's survived by two sons, Rick Nelson of Eagle Point and Randy Nelson of Shady Cove; one daughter, Kari Meyer of Christmas Valley; four grandsons; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren. She has two brothers, Brad Young of Ashland and Donnie Young of Central Point. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Nelson; one brother, Jack Young; and her parents.

We are having a celebration of life with potluck from 12:00-4:00 p.m. February 21, 2015 at River Edge House in Shady Cove, Ore. Instead of flowers please donate to the American Cancer Society.

Wilma June Nelson