Yvonne I. Nelson
Yvonne I. Nelson, 86, a resident of Rosewood Care Center, Moline, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 at the Center. Services for Mrs. Nelson will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Avenue, Milan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Bridger Cemetery, Viola. Memorials may be made to the family.
Yvonne was born on Dec. 31, 1924 in Viola, a daughter of Carl Almer Johnson and Verna Chesley Johnson. She married Paul Nelson on Sept. 18, 1945 in Davenport. He preceded his wife in death on Sept. 16, 1995. Mrs. Nelson was a homemaker. She was active in the PTA and band parents. Yvonne enjoyed gardening, knitting, visiting with family and friends. She was also the family historian.
Survivors include her children, Linda Green, Moline, Jim (Elaine) Nelson, Moline, Frank (Nancy) Nelson, Wilton, Iowa; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a brother, Larry (Vicki) Johnson, Viola.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; brothers and sisters, Anita Dusenberry, Lorraine Battin, Cheri Mae Johnson, Gail Johnson and Beauford Johnson. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com