Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Louis J. Nelson
Service: September 22, 2015
Louis J. Nelson
Louis J. Nelson, 88, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown. Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the time of the service. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Louis John Nelson was born on April 28, 1927 the son of Randolph and Margaret Nelson in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was stationed on a mine ship in the Philippines. On November 21, 1970 he married Rosemary (Machnik) in Waukegan, IL.
Louis was an over the road truck driver for 37 years working for W.A. Krueger and was a member of the Teamsters Local 200. He was a true outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing. He spent most of his adult life living on the water.
He is survived by his wife Rosemary of Watertown; four children: Kathy Nelson and Karen Lea both of Milwaukee, Robert (Barb) Rosensprung and Charlene Shulta both of Greenfield; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter Darlinda Marie Torres, and a sister Nora Anderson.
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