Gladys L. Nelson of Marion, Ind., died at 5:35 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011
at Marion General Hospital, Marion. She was 84.
She was born in Chesterton to the late Arthur and Gladys (Walker) Foss. On
August 12, 1950, she married Earl E. Nelson, who preceded her in death June
She is survived by brother Virgil (wife Marilyn) Foss of Arizona; sons Larry
(Lesa) Nelson of Sweetser, Ind., and Mark (Rondell) Nelson of Marion;
grandchildren Alexandra, Jordan, Grant, and Valoree; special nieces Sharon
McKeen and Ramona Loenewski; special nephews Rod Foss and James Davis;
brother-in-law Don Nelson; and sister-in-law Deldora (Robert) Davis.
Gladys was a homemaker. She loved to cook, quilt and sew. She adored her
grandkids and was the caretaker for her entire family. Gladys was a
wonderful person with a very gentle heart.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 from 4 to 6 p.m. at
Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave.,
Marion, Ind. and one hour prior to the service on Friday. The funeral
service will be at noon on Friday, Jan. 28 at the funeral home with Pastors
Ryan McCarty and Gary Bingham officiating. Burial will be in Marion National
Cemetery, Marion. Memorials may be directed to the God’s House Ministires
“Center for Success,” 216 W. 6th St., Marion, IN 46952. Online condolences
may be made at www.nswcares.com