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Earl Nelson

December 13, 1939 — January 3, 2019

Obituary of Earl G. Nelson Baltic Earl G. Nelson 79, a resident of Baltic, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock following a lengthy illness. He was born on December 13, 1939, in Baltic, MI, a son of the late Gunnar and Nancy (Kovala) Nelson. Earl was raised in Baltic and the Detroit area where he graduated High school from and then attended a local college for a short time. Mr. Nelson had worked as a Hi-Lo operator for Detroit Diesel until his retirement. He then moved to make his home in Baltic. In 1967, Earl was united in marriage to his true love Marilyn Olasz. In 1974, Marilyn lost a battle with diabetes and preceded Earl in death. Mr. Nelson was a former member of the Moose Lodge while he resided in Lower Michigan. Surviving are: His daughters: Deborah Hardy of Flint, MI Tammy (Kevin) Stock of Buckley, MI 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren Funeral services for Earl will be held 2:00 pm Friday, January 11, 2019, at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock with Rev. Soren Schmidt to officiate. Spring burial will be in the Mt. View Cemetery of South Range. Friends may call on Friday, January 11, 2019, from 12 noon until time of services at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock. To view Earls Obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock have been assisting the family with the arrangements. To send flowers to the family of Earl Nelson, please visit Tribute Store
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