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Theodore "Ted" Bruce Nelson

October 18, 1945 ~ February 22, 2020 (age 74)

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Theodore B. Nelson, 74 of Andover

Ted B. Nelson died Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin.  He was born October 18, 1945 in Saint Paul to George W. and Leona M. (Brown) Nelson.  He graduated from high school in Saint Paul and attended the University of Minnesota and Dunwoody Institute becoming a trained welder.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War.  Ted was united in marriage to Marge (Knutson) on May 27, 1979 in Saint Francis.  He was a member of the TCU Union.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Ted is survived by his wife Marge Nelson,

Son: Jacob Nelson,

Step-Son: Peter Lon Collins,

Granddaughters: Emily Weber and Megan Freeman,

Great-Granddaughter: Olivia,

Sister: Jean Zitzer,

Niece: Christine Zitzer

A private family gathering was held at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin, followed by Burial in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  www.srtfuneral.com

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