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Obituary for Shirley B. Nelson
Shirley Nelson, age 62, of Centuria, WI, passed away on December 29 after a short, but brave battle with lung cancer. Shirley was born August 26, 1945, in Amery to Wilfred and Alta McKenzie. She graduated from Unity in 1963. After spending the first years of their marriage in the Twin Cities area, they moved back to Centuria in 1971. She enjoyed traveling with Jack in their motor home, going to the casino, and mostly spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilfred and Alta McKenzie. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Jack; daughter, Dana (Matt) McHenry; son, Dustin (Ellie) Nelson; six grandchildren; brothers, Dale (Gail) McKenzie and Jim (Kathy) McKenzie; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services were held Friday, January 4, 2008, at Milltown Lutheran Church with Pastor Danny Wheeler officiating. Music was provided by organist, Priscilla Fjorden and soloist, Kathy Glunz. Pallbearers were Larry Kuske, Albert Alling, Jr., Scott Lusche, Andy Markert, Tom Netland, Dave Culver, Greg Mielke, and Dustin Nelson. Internment was at Milltown Cemetery. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, Wisconsin, was entrusted with arrangements.