Funeral services for Audrey Mae Nelson, age 87, of Albert Lea, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Assembly of God Church in Albert Lea. Rev. Mark Geselle will officiate. Interment will be at Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, SD at 3:15 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Audrey died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Community.
Audrey Mae Nelson was born January 6, 1930 in Sioux Falls, SD, the daughter of Frank and Alice (Blood) Powell. She grew up in Brandon and Garretson, SD. On February 5, 1950, Audrey married Sydney Allen Nelson in Sioux Falls. She was a member of Assembly of God Church. Audrey enjoyed knitting, drawing, coloring, and writing poems. She loved family visits, baking, and spending time with her grandkids.
Audrey is survived by her children, Sharyl Dimick, Peggy (David) Mines, and Scott Nelson; grandchildren, Chad Mines, Dan Mines, Lori (Brad) Nelson, Jacob Dimick, Josh (Layla) Dimick, Libby (Shea) Durbin; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Hoiland, Phyllis Mehus, and Darlene Reit.
Audrey was preceded in death by her husband Sydney Nelson; brothers, Kenneth Powell, Merle Powell, and Curt Powell; sister, Artis Hoiland; and her parents, Frank and Alice.