Gary A. Nelson
Gary Allan Nelson, 64, Wisconsin Rapids, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Strawberry Lane Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wisconsin Rapids.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, with the Rev. Jonathan Jenks officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, and again from 10 a.m. Saturday until the services.
Condolences may be offered online at www.taylorfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Nelson was born Aug. 20, 1951, in Stevens Point, a son
of the late Duane and Carmen (Runnels) Nelson.
He was married to Linda Keenlance Sept. 30, 1972, at St.
Paul Catholic Church.
He was a fork lift mechanic for various businesses in central
Wisconsin over the years.
He was a member of the Grand Rapids Fire Department for nine
He raced cars and served as a mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Linda; three children, Mary
(Tom) Worlund, Tamara (Tony) Dahlberg and Christopher (Pamela Sankey) Nelson; and
five grandchildren, Mason Worlund and Tyson, Ryler, Kaylee and Emelyn Dahlberg.