Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

429 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON


Fridolf "Fred" Nelson

23 enero , 19474 marzo , 2020

Fridolf “Fred” Leroy Nelson January 23, 1947 - March 4, 2020

It is with heavy hearts the family of Fred Nelson announce his sudden passing on March 4, 2020. Those who are left to cherish his memory are his beloved children, Fridolf Jr. (Yvette), Fabian (Jena), Justin (Melissa) and Sabrina (Cabral); his loving grandchildren, Candice (John), Chelsie (Stephen), Alysa (Jake), Breanna, Che, Zion, Aleshia, Brittania, Kyle, and Jessica; his proud great grandchildren, Teagan, Adrianna, Elania, Avery and Chloe; his siblings, Christine (Nick), Clarence (Barbara), Beatrice (Saul), Leslie (Deanna), Hilding (Lucile), Lorraine (Wilf) and Geraldine (Hilding). Fred was predeceased by his loving parents Emanuel and Myrtle Nelson; and his beloved grandchild Rachel.

Fred was the son of Swedish Scottish and Irish immigrants, he was born and raised in Bergland, Ontario. He was a successful tradesman and drywaller, succeeding in everything he did. Fred had dreams, goals and lived his best life. His biggest passion was collecting guns which he started at the age of fifteen. Traveling across the country to hit every gun show was something he loved to do. Fred treasured his family and made a point to stop at each and every relatives home on his travels, he is also known to go to any and all yard sales or auctions in his vicinity.

For over a decade Fred has talked about building his dream home which he finally started but sadly will not be able to finish. Fred will be dearly missed by everyone who had the opportunity to meet him.

To honor Fred's memory a Celebration of his life will take place at his dream home, 236 East Melick Road on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family to assist with funeral cost would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com



  • Celebration of Life

    jueves, 12 marzo , 2020

  • Burial

    lunes, 1 junio , 2020


Fridolf "Fred" Nelson

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Nickolas B Noga

mayo 15, 2020

Fred was more like an older Brother We we're only 3 years apart
I remember when Fred got his first car
Gave us a ride going 90 mph (not kilometres) down gravel road
Scared ny Dad but Fred just laughed
I will miss him

Tannis Kamm

marzo 16, 2020

Well this is tannis kamm my memories go out to family and friends i live in speers sask uncle fred will always be missed , he was always trwated girls and children like his own and always cared about others he will be sadly missed from me and memorie from hans kamm i remember going with uncle fred on his rv driver quadhe will be sadley missed from tannis and hans and my prayers go out to our family and friends and he was there for everyone so remember god loves you all and so do we lots of hugs and kisses hans and tannis kamm