Raymond J. Nelson, 77 of Fort Atkinson, WI, died on January 23, 2018 at Wellington Meadows of Fort Atkinson following at long battle with M.S.
Raymond was born on December 20, 1940 in Fort Atkinson, WI, the Son of Clifford and Christine (Lemke) Nelson. On April 22, 1961, Raymond married Beatrice Eilenfeldt in Jefferson County and the couple had a son, Dan. He worked as a truck driver majority of his working years. He enjoyed woodworking, antique tractors, and liked playing cards.
Raymond is survived by: his Wife Beatrice; Son Dan (Bridget) Nelson of Palmyra; Twin Brother Roy (Cathi) Nelson of Watertown, Brother Clifford “Bud” (Mary) Nelson of Oak Creek, and Sister Geraldine “Chick” Hitch of Catasauqua, PA. He is also survived by a number nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Sister Marion (Kenneth K.) Kutz, Brother Dickey in infancy, and a number of other relatives.
A celebration of Raymond’s life will take place at later date. He will be buried at Aztalan-Milford Cemetery.