Chris Lee Nelsen

Chris Lee Nelsen

Male 1959 - 2013  (53 years)

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  • Name Chris Lee Nelsen 
    Born 17 Aug 1959  McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jan 2013  Near Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Curtis Cemetery, Frontier County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I494  Rossen Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2016 

    Father Robert Leroy Nelsen,   b. 2 Sep 1921, Curtis, Frontier County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1985, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Velma Irene Ramels,   b. 11 Sep 1922, Curtis, Frontier County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2005, Curtis, Frontier County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Nov 1947  McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Judy LuAnn Jurgens,   b. 20 Jan 1961 
    Married 30 Dec 1979  Curtis, Frontier County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Lee Nelsen,   b. 25 Sep 1980, Cozad, Dawson County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Erica LaRae Nelsen,   b. 1 Jun 1984, North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joslyn Renee Nelsen,   b. 1 Jun 1984, North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Denise E Shirley Reese 
    Married 28 Nov 1998  North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Chris Lee Nelsen and Judy Jurgens wedding on 30 Dec 1979
    Chris Lee Nelsen and Judy Jurgens wedding on 30 Dec 1979
    The 6 siblings, from left to right: Donald Leroy Nelsen, Charlene Ann Johnson (nee Nelsen), Chris Lee Nelsen, Emily Jean Hayek (nee Nelsen), Janice Nelsen and Lori Laureen Tobiasson (nee Nelsen).
    In front, their parents: Robert Leroy Nelsen and Velma Irene Ramels
    6 Nelsen siblings, picture from around 1965
    6 Nelsen siblings, picture from around 1965
    From left to right: Janice Nelsen, Donald Leroy Nelsen, Charlene Ann Johnson (nee Nelsen), sitting in Charlene´s lap is Lori Laureen Tobiasson (nee Nelsen), Emily Jean Hayek (nee Nelsen) and Chris Lee Nelsen.
    Chris Lee Nelsen
    Chris Lee Nelsen
    Portrait
    Robert Leroy Nelsen, his wife Velma Irene (nee Ramels) and their 6 kids: Charlene Ann, Emily Jean, Donald Leroy, Janice, Chris Lee and Lori Laureen.
    Robert Leroy Nelsen, his wife Velma Irene (nee Ramels) and their 6 kids: Charlene Ann, Emily Jean, Donald Leroy, Janice, Chris Lee and Lori Laureen.
    Picture from around 1964

    Headstones
    Chris Lee Nelsen - Headstone
    Chris Lee Nelsen - Headstone
    Chris Lee Nelsen - Headstone (backside)
    Chris Lee Nelsen - Headstone (backside)

  • Notes 
    • Aug. 17, 1959 - Jan. 11, 2013

      MAXWELL, Nebraska -- Chris L. Nelsen, age 53, of York, Nebraska, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, near Maxwell.

      He was born Aug. 17, 1959, at McCook, Nebraska, to Robert 'LeRoy' and Velma (Ramels) Nelsen and graduated in 1978 from Curtis-Medicine Valley High School. Chris was a longtime sales Manager at Scott-Hourigan Co. in York. Chris loved golfing, attending farm shows and traveling for work. He also enjoyed his toy tractor collection and his two best buddies "Jazzy and Lizzy."

      In December of 1979 Chris was married to Judy Jurgens at Curtis. Then on Nov. 28, 1998, he was married to Denise (Reese) Shirley at North Platte.

      He is survived by his wife, Denise, of York; his son, Daniel Lee Nelsen of Moorefield, Nebraska; twin daughters, Erica LaRae (Brett) Bartlett of Fayetteville, North Carolina and Joslyn Renee Nelsen of Curtis; son, Brian (Chelsea) Reese of Hickman, Nebraska; daughter Jenny (James) Snook of Lincoln, Nebraska and son, Tyler Reese, also of Lincoln. Also surviving is his brother, Don Nelsen ( Johnna Rutenber) of Krum, Texas and his sisters, Charlene (Gaylord) Johnson of Hastings, Nebraska, Emily (Lumir) Hayek of Ord, Nebraska, Janice Nelsen of Hastings and Lori (Tom) Tobiasson of North Platte.

      His grandchildren include MacKenzie Nelsen and Bentley Campbell, both of Curtis, Jacoby Snook of Lincoln, Batie Reese of Hickman and Brecken Bartlett of North Carolina and his in-laws Vernon "Sonny" (Eileen) Shirley of North Platte, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

      Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in York with Mary Scott officiating. Private family inurnment to be held at a later date. Family will greet friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 pm at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.metzmortuary.com There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place.

      Metz Mortuary in York is handling arrangements.