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Robert A. Nelson

Robert A. Nelson, 60, Grinnell, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.

He was born Dec. 3, 1952, in Oakley to Wayne and Katherine (Morris) Nelson.

He married Roxann Sheesley on Nov. 2, 1973, in Grinnell. He was an over-the-road transport driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting sports.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Allen Nelson and wife, Leslie; a daughter, Chelsie Nelson; two sisters, Waunetta "Rae" and husband, Charlie, and Janet; and a grandson, Connor Nelson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gary and DuWayne "Skeeter"; and a sister, Miriam Hurt.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley; cremation has taken place.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Frontier Ag Family Support Fund in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baalmannmortuary.com.