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Kathleen "Kate" Freda Nelson

November 30, 1925 November 29, 2018
Kathleen "Kate" Freda Nelson
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Obituary for Kathleen "Kate" Freda Nelson

Kathleen F. “Kate” Nelson, age 92 of Greenville, died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Hathaway Hills Assisted Living.  She was born November 30, 1925 in Entrican, the daughter of Edward and Sarah (Pritchard) Hacker.  On May 6, 1948, she married Frank L. Nelson.  She was employed at Montgomery Ward in Greenville for several years.  Kate had a wonderful sense of humor, and was a very talented artist.  Frank and Kate would collaborate on wood working projects, and she also enjoyed painting ceramics.  She loved her family and was the model of a doting grandma, rarely missing a sporting event involving her grandchildren.  Frank preceded her in death on March 26, 2017.  Kate is survived by her sons, Gary (Marian) Nelson of Greenville and David (Jane) Nelson of Greenville; grandchildren, Eric (Sarah) Nelson of Greenville, Robert (Angie) Nelson of Greenville, Tricia (William) Mirtes of Farmington Hills, Elizabeth (Levi) Nestle of Rockford, Andrew (Jessica) Nelson of Clarkston, and Katelyn (Joe) Bailey of Goodrich; great-grandchildren, Alivia, Audra, Abigail, Cole, Alexandra, Nathan, Sydni, Blake, and Tucker; brother, Chuck (Sharron)Hacker of Dansville; and two sisters-in-law.  A time of visitation will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 pm Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville.  Private interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Entrican.  Memorial contributions in Kate’s memory may be given to Great Lakes Caring Hospice or a charity of your choice.

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1:00 PM 12/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/2/2018 4:00:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home

1801 W Washington Street
Greenville, MI 48838

Hurst Funeral Home
1801 W Washington Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

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Hillside Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 N. Nevins Rd.
Stanton, MI 48888

4200 N. Nevins Rd. Stanton 48888 MI
United States

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Great Lakes Caring Hospice

630 Kenmoor Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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