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Evelyn "Evie" Nelson

September 26, 1932 — September 26, 2021

New Richland

Evelyn “Evie” Marie Nelson, age 89, passed away on December 1, 2021.

Evie was born on January 29, 1932 to Ivan and Rose Sorensen in Albert Lea, MN she graduated from Alden high school. Evie drove for Albert Lea school district as a bus driver for 47 years.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles, farkle, Hardee’s and listening to polka.

She is preceded in death by her spouse Jerry Nelson and parents, Ivan and Rose Sorensen.

Evie is survived by her son, Kent (Barb) Nelson; grandchildren, Kristopher (Tammy) Nelson, Kelly (Tony) Martens, Katie (Jason) Meinzer and Kascey (Michael) Haslanger; great grandchildren, Allison, Brody, Carter, Corbin, Nathan, Cameron and Mackenna; brother, Roger (Paulette) Sorensen.

Visitation 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Bonnerup Funeral Home, Albert Lea, MN.

Funeral Service 11 am, Monday, December 13, 2021 at Bonnerup Funeral Home, Albert Lea, MN with visitation beginning at 10 am.

Special thanks to New Richland Care Center for their loving care.

LIVESTREAM INFORMATION:  For those who would like to participate in Evie's service via livestream, you can watch the service on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 11:00 am.  It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin.  Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall to let the family know you were able to watch the service.  If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.

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Sunday, December 12, 2021

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Monday, December 13, 2021

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 13, 2021

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