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William Nelson

Services: In honoring Bill’s wishes, there will not be a funeral or memorial service. However, relatives and friends may meet with the family on Friday, October 15th at Hager Park in Jenison from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Vanderlaan Room in the Pavilion.

William “Bill” W. Nelson, Sr., of Hudsonville, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 9 days before his 84th birthday, after a long battle with illness. He was surrounded by his loving family; wife of 56 years, Rosemary Nelson (McGinness), his children, Bill Jr. (Juli) Nelson of Hopkins, Alan Nelson of Hopkins, Rick (Nikki) Nelson of Hudsonville, Ken (Sheila) Nelson of Casnovia, and 13 wonderful grandchildren. Bill is also survived by family and friends in his hometown of Dalton, Georgia. A special thanks to the staff of the Laurels of Hudsonville and Faith Hospice for the compassionate care they provided Bill.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a contribution to Rosemary to assist with medical expenses or to Faith Hospice.