Robert Mark “Bob” Nelson, 55, Quinter, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was the son of Charles M. and Cleo (Pfaltzgraff) Nelson. He was a 1978 graduate of Lansdowne-Aldan High School.

He was a greenhouse operator.

Survivors include his father, Lancaster Pa.; two brothers, John Nelson, Harrisonburg, Va., and James Nelson, Bradenton, Fla.; and a sister, Ruth Hannum, Lancaster.

A family hosted memorial service celebrating his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Quinter Church of the Brethren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Quinter Church of the Brethren, The American Cancer Society, or charity of your choice, in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 South Main, Quinter, KS 67752.