Kenneth B. Nelson
January 27, 1931 - May 18, 2017
Kenneth Benton Nelson, 86, of Medford, Oregon passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017. He was born January 27, 1931 in Weed, California to Iver Dwain Nelson and Lilly Grace Bean.
Ken married Lois Lorine Lester who preceded him in 1985. He was proud of his U.S. Army service during the Korean war. Ken enjoyed fishing, hunting, poker, and Oregon Ducks football.
He is survived by his loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lois; brothers, Ernie and Eldon; and sister, Norma.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Hillcrest Memorial Park where he will be laid to rest beside Lorine. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary in care of arrangements.