Elsie J. Nelson, 81, passed away Oct. 9, 2012. Survived by her children, Mary Kay (Alan) Hamel of Pueblo, Jayne (Vern) Curtis of Pueblo, Richard (Pattie) Nelson of Littleton and Janet 'Chickie' Nelson of Pueblo; grandchildren, Nathan (Hannah Ingles) Hamel, Lisa Hamel and Allie Marie Nelson; special nephew, Jim Mauss and his family; sisters-in-law, Rosella Gartzke and Lois Kreklow; and the Krasovic family. Preceded in death by her husband, Dale Roger Nelson; and parents, Jacob and Mary Krasovic. Elsie was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Pueblo. She worked at Acme Cleaners and was a judge at Beacon Hill Speedway. She was proud of her Slovenian heritage and was a great cook and homemaker. Elsie was a lifetime member of Holy Family Parish. A special thank you to Dr. James Stjernholm, nurses at Interim Healthcare, especially Elisa, Lora and Bambi and the Wound Care Center at St. Mary Corwin for the care they gave Elsie. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Holy Family Parish, 2827 Lakeview Ave. Memorials may be made to the Elsie Nelson Memorial Fund through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003, for her favorite charities. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Nelson Family. Elsie was a fine Lady, she was always so nice to me when when I was in the Nelson home. Brad also has many fond memories of her from Beacon Hill. Elsie will live in the hearts of many.

    Brad and Karen Farbo

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mrs. Nelson was so sweet, kind and funny. God Bless her. She will live in my heart always.
    Love, Pam

  3. Our deepest sympathy to all of Elsie’s family especially our friends and neighbors, Rich, Pattie and Allie Marie. We know God will grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult time. Although your Dear Mom has passed, you will always feel her love and have your memories of her. Please do know we are holding all of you close in our thoughts, our hearts and our prayers, Mary and Joe Pazo

  4. Richard and Family, We were so sad to hear that your Mother passed please accept our prayers and thoughts in this time loss. Del and I may be far away but remember you all like it was yesterday. Rest In Peace Elise and may you be united with Roger. Del and Fran Trantham

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