Norma J. Nelson
Norma J. Nelson
  • July 12, 1931 - April 30, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Norma Jean Nelson, 85, of Lincoln passed away on April 30, 2017.

Born to Earl E. and Merle L. Hageman on July 12, 1931 in Lincoln.

Graduated from Lincoln Northeast in 1950. Married to Sanford (Sam) Nelson in 1952, and recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. Norma was a homemaker and also worked for Lincoln Public Schools as a para, health technician and secretary. Co-owner of Colonial Bake Shoppe and Parlour in the Meadowlane Shopping Center. She served as president of the Nebraska Chapter of the International Graphoanalysis Society in 1974 and was considered a handwriting expert.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sam who died on 4/17/17; her parents Earl & Merle Hageman; sister & brother-in-law Nancy & John Holmes, sister & brother-in-law Shirley & Larry Benedict & Glen Ikerd. Survived by sons Steve (Betty) & Scott (Terri) all of Lincoln, grandchildren Cassie, Kari, Brett & Brooke. Nieces & Nephews Teena (Dean) Faubel, David (Mary) Benedict, Mike (Katie) Holmes, and Linda Bastron; and many dear friends.

Visitation: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 from 4:00-7:30 at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 10:00 am at Lincoln Memorial Chapel. Graveside service to follow.

Memorials: The Peoples City Mission and The Capital Humane Society