In Remembrance

Gary A Nelson

October 21, 1956 - October 13, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: October 21, 2018

A Celebration of Gary’s Life will be held 1:00 pm, Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Proctor Moose.

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Gary A. Nelson, 61, passed away peacefully Saturday October 13, 2018 in Duluth, Minnesota. He was born October 21, 1956 to Arne and Violet Nelson (Tverberg) in Duluth, Minnesota.

Gary served in the US Marines after high school, and did numerous jobs over the years. He worked as a deckhand on the Great Lakes Fleet. Gary had a witty sense of humor and loved being in the outdoors, he will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by; father Arne; stepfather John Riggio; nephew Eric Dahlen.

Gary is survived by; mother Violet Riggio; siblings Craig Nelson and Rose, Sheryl (Mike) Dahlen, Terry Nelson and Sandi, Todd Nelson, Brian Riggio; nieces and nephews Reid and Wynter Dahlen, Shaun, Ryan (Mariah), Kristen Nelson; and special friend Dawn Eales, Larry and Sally Manthey; extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Gary’s Life will be held 1:00 pm, Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Proctor Moose.