Charlene M. "Char" Nelson

October 1, 1939 - February 13, 2017
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Charlene “Char” Mae Nelson, 79, of Belvidere, IL, passed away at 9:08 PM, Monday, February 13, 2017 at Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. Char was born on October 1, 1937 in Pekin, IL, the daughter of Floyd and Orma (Williams) Kuhn. She married her high school sweetheart, Leonard “Bud” Nelson on September 1, 1957 at San Jose United Methodist Church in San Jose, IL.  Char is survived by one daughter Kim  (Darryl) Wheeler of Belvidere; one son, Kyle (Cheri) Nelson of Greenville, WI; four grandchildren, Chelsey (Ross) Simler, Brendan Wheeler, William Nelson and Matthew Nelson; one brother Floyd (Mavis) Kuhn and one sister, Sylvia (James) Spivey and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, parents and sister, Ruth Hawley, preceded her in death.  Char retired in 2005 from State Farm Insurance in Canton, IL. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Belvidere. Before retiring, she was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton, IL

Funeral Service will 3:00 p.m., Monday, February 20, 2017 at First Free Chapel, 2223 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61107. A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton, IL, at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Memorials can be given to Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center of Rockford, Illinois in Char’s memory. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

First Free Rockford

Address:

2223 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL, 61107

A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service


Service Information

Date: Monday, February 20, 2017

Time: 3:00 pm -

First Free Rockford

Address:

2223 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL, 61107

Funeral Service will 3:00 p.m., Monday, February 20, 2017 at First Free Chapel, 2223 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61107


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Burial at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton, IL, at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center


 

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Born: October 1, 1939
Died: February 13, 2017

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Judi Keenum posted on 2/14/17

Kim, there is little that is harder than loosing your mom. May you carry wonderful memories forever.

 

Sherman and Mary LaViolette posted on 2/15/17

Sending our sympathy and love to you and your family, Kyle and Cheri. God Bless you with good memories of your Mother. Love, Sherm and Mary

 

Brian Spears posted on 2/19/17

Kim and Darryl and Family - may joyful memories of your mother and the knowledge that she is now in a far better place help sustain you as you miss her presence here.

 

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