Obituary for Carroll "Butch" Nelson
Butch Nelson age 75, of Brainerd. Passed away at Bethany Good Samaritan on August 17, 2017. Butch was born in Little Falls to Carroll and Lucille (Kunkel) Nelson.
Butch loved his Savior, Jesus Christ, and accepted Jesus as his Savior in the fall of 1961. Butch was a member of First Baptist Church. He worked many years as the church custodian, and drove the church bus and helped at the nursing home.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Joe Nelson of Pillager, Anna (James) Vroom of Monument, CO and Paulette (Brian) Emerson of Brainerd; his brother, Richard (Kathy) Nelson of Pillager; sisters: Karen (Lanny) Scearcy of Brainerd and Becky (David) Dearborn of Racine, WI; 6 grandchildren.
Butch was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Linda; sons: Peter and Micah
A memorial service for Butch will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:00PM at Bethany Chapel - Good Samaritan Society. Visitation will be from 12:30PM-1PM, at the chapel. Interment will be at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.
Caring for Butch & the Nelson Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home