Dale E. Nelson, age 87, of Boyceville, Wis. died Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, Wis. Dale was born Feb. 10, 1926 in Viola, to Paul and Eva (Thompson) Nelson.
Dale E. Nelson, age 87, of Boyceville, Wis. died Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, Wis. Dale was born Feb. 10, 1926 in Viola, to Paul and Eva (Thompson) Nelson. He served in the US Navy from Dec. 9, 1943 until April 16, 1946. Dale married Marjorie Wurth Feb. 23, 1947 in Viola. They farmed in the Viola area until 1965, when they moved to Boyceville. They continued to farm and he custom crop and combined until 2002, when he retired. Dale enjoyed breakfast out with his friends, going to tractor pulls, parades and watching Nascar races. He has a large hat collection and loved his John Deere trac- tors. Dale is preceded in death by his wife Marjorie,
parents, sister Ila Robinson and brothers LeRoy "Spud" and Dean Nelson. Dale is survived by four children Dale Lee Schuster of Madison, Wis. Becky (Gary) Dunn of Boyceville, Wis. Ricky (Cathy) Nelson of Cable, Wis. and Randy (Mindy) Nelson of Boyceville, Wis. 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He is fur- ther survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Boyceville, Wis. with Reverend Timothy Matthaei officiating. Burial was in the Tiffany Cemetery Boyceville. Friends were invited to call at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.