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Phyllis E. Nelson

August 23, 1938 ~ June 24, 2022 (age 83)


Phyllis E. Nelson, 83, of Aurora, Il passed away on June 24, 2022. She was born on August 23, 1938 in Aurora, IL the daughter of Elmer and Evelyn (Keslinger) Hage. In 1956 she married Clarence Nelson, they had 6 boys.  For many years she was a dedicated employee at Western Electric. She had a passion for quilting, sewing, gardening and crafting. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. The untimely passing of her husband in 1978 left her to raise her 6 boys on her own. She became self-taught, strong and independent. She loved her family fiercely and will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by her sons; Clarence “Art” (Linda) Nelson, Randy (Cheryl) Nelson, Terry (Debbie) Nelson, Scott (Angie) Nelson, Dennis Nelson, daughter-in-law, Dara Nelson; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and sisters, Sharon (the late Frank) Brummel and Peggy (Dan) Hill. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clarence Nelson; son, David Nelson; sister, Charlene Ratterree and brother, Norman Hage.

Family will be receiving guests on Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 1:00 PM at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Ave. Montgomery, IL 60538. Inurnment will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to the charity of your choice.

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July 2, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538

Memorial Service
July 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538


Lincoln Memorial Park
675 Route 30
Aurora, IL

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