Devon Nelson

Devon Nelson, 88, of Shipshewana, died at 6:30 pm on Friday, March 11, 2016
at his residence. He had been in declining health for only two weeks. He was
born on June 15, 1927 in Shipshewana to Rollen J. and Thersea  (Blough)
Nelson. On December 24, 1950 in LaGrange he married Lucille Elaine Rowan ,
she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, Terry (Janis) Nelson
of Shipshewana; a daughter, Debbie (Wendell) Miller of Engadine, MI; seven
grandchildren and one great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by
his parents; a son, Larry Nelson; a sister, Retha Harp. Nelson had worked
most of his life as a mechanic, working for Hostetler Chevrolet in LaGrange
and then as a bus mechanic for the Westview School Corporation.  He served
in the US Army during the WWII area from 1946 – 1947. He enjoyed hunting
and was a devoted blood donor, donating many many gallons. He was a
member of the Scott United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:
00 and 6:00  - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 15, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on
Wednesday, March 16, at Scott United Methodist Church, Shipshewana.
Services will be conducted by Pastor Tammy Lugar. Burial will be in Shore
Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to American Red Cross.

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So sorry for your loss.  Sending prayers
From Amy Shook
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Lucille...Sorry for your loss. Devon will be missed.
From Edna Ringler
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Nelson Family, We are sorry to hear of the loss of Devon.  Sending warm and
peaceful prayers your way.
From: Ray and Joan Bontrager
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So sorry for your loss, wishing peace and comfort for your aching hearts.
From Pat Musser Frick
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Thoughts and Prayers
I remember coming to your house and we got to go back to the yellow school
bus with everyone and then we had deer burgers first time I had deer meat
and all the years that you worked at the bus garage! Rip Devon.
From KRIS nelson Bontrager
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Sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you. I always enjoyed
talking with him he was a good man.
From Tyrell and Leslie Austin