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Nancy Diane Nelson, 70, Pleasant Prairie

October 24, 2018 GMT

Nancy Diane Nelson, 70, of Pleasant Prairie, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Aurora Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Nancy was born on May 24, 1948, in Portage, the daughter of the late Clyde and Elizabeth “Betty” (Mitchell) Hoffer. She was educated in the schools of Portage. Nancy married Steven D. Nelson on March 21, 1987, in Las Vegas. She was employed in accounting at UPS for many years, and prior to that worked at Label Makers, Jockey, and Rainfair. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church and Heart of the Nation. Her hobbies included camping, motorcycles, fishing, and making holiday sweatshirts for craft fairs. Nancy was a longtime landlord and was president of Landlords Helping Landlords for many years.


Survivors include her husband, Steven D. Nelson of Pleasant Prairie; her son, Daniel Hinickel of Portage; stepchildren, Paul Nelson of Twin Lakes, Christine Nelson of Kenosha; grandchildren, Samantha and Grace Hinickel of Portage, and Steven Nelson.

A memorial gathering will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday Oct. 26, at Kenosha Funeral Services, 8226 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, with memorial services to follow at 3 p.m. Please wear casual attire for the memorial service.

Nancy fought a long battle with cancer till her last breath.