John NELSON

NELSON John (Trapper) It is with great sadness that we advise that John (Trapper) Nelson passed away on April 11, 2007 at the Red Deer Hospital. Born November 8, 1944, John enlisted in the RCAF Jan. 7, 1964 and retiring on April 14, 1987. He is mourned by his loving mother Marie Nelson of Penhold, and a number of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. John was predeceased by his father, RFN. John A. Nelson, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, who was killed in action on October 23, 1944, just 2 weeks before his son's birth. John will be fondly remembered for his cheerfulness, great sense of humor, and love of music. A memorial service will be held in Penhold at the Penhold Memorial Hall (1123 Flemming Ave.) on May 21, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arrangements entrusted to METCALF FUNERAL CHAPEL 4200 – 49th Avenue, Innisfail. Phone 227-3123. Proudly serving our community for over 45 years.


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