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Norma Jean Nelson
Norma Jean Nelson
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Norma Jean Nelson

DWIGHT-Norma Jean Nelson, 74, of Dwight passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at Heritage Health, Dwight.

Norma was born Feb. 1, 1939 in Dwight, the daughter of Phillip and Fern ( Gerrish) Ricolo. She graduated from Dwight Township High School. She married Allen E. Nelson, Aug. 3, 1958 in Dwight. Norma was a cook at Continental Manor Nursing Home for many years. She also cooked at 1747 Bowl in Dwight. She belonged to Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Dwight. Norma loved her grandchildren and also her cat, Missy. She enjoyed playing Bingo in Mazon and Gardner.

She is survived by her sons; Rick (Deb) Nelson of Dwight and David (Melaine) Nelson of Diamond; two grandchildren: Paige and Tod Nelson and a sister, Joanie McStoots of Dwight.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, Allen in 1994; her infant daughter, Tammy Nelson and her brother George Ricolo.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 10, 2 p.m. at Hager Memorial Home, 201 W. Mazon Ave., Dwight.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of service. Rev. Daniel Ognoskie will officiate. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Emington.

Hager Memorial Home in Dwight is in charge of arrangements.

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