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Russell John Nelson

June 29, 1947 ~ April 8, 2019 (age 71)

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Obituary

Russell John Nelson , age 71.

Veteran U.S. Army Vietnam.

Lifetime member and past Commander of VFW Bremen Post 2791.

Longtime Pipefitter with Hill Mechanical and Union Local 597.                                               

Beloved husband of Marcia Nelson (nee Dunkovich) for 45 years.

Loving father of Kim (Wayne) Valente and Russell (Brandy) Nelson.

Cherished grandfather of Harley Ann, Audrey Marie, Russell James “RJ” Nelson and Lena Violet Valente.

Devoted brother of Thomas (Kathy) Nelson and Carole (the late Dan) Pajor.       

Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation  Sunday 3-9 pm. Funeral Service Monday  10:00 a.m.  at the Maher Funeral Home 17101 S. 71st Ave Tinley Park  (1 block west of Harlem on 171st St in the Olde Tinley Library).

Interment and Full Military Honors Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery .

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
April 14, 2019

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Maher Funeral Home Tinley Park
17101 S. 71st Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Funeral Service
Monday
April 15, 2019

10:00 AM
Maher Funeral Home Tinley Park
17101 S. 71st Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Military Honors
Monday
April 15, 2019

12:30 PM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Rd.
Elwood, IL 60421

Interment
Monday
April 15, 2019

12:30 PM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Rd.
Elwood, IL 60421

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