Jill B. Nelson
June 28, 1936 – April 29, 2021
JIll Barbara (Wendling) Nelson , 84, was born on June 28, 1936 to Hiram “Hi” and Marian “Mimi” (Gantz) Wendling, passed peacefully on April 28, 2021 in Bonita Springs, FL. She was born in Akron, Ohio and transplanted to Phoenix, Arizona when she was seven. After retiring in 2004, Jill and Larry relocated to Estero, Florida. Jill attended A.S.U. and held several different jobs. She worked as a clothes and hair model. Jill is preceded in death by her soulmate, husband Lawrence “Larry” Nelson. Her brother Richard O. Wendling, parents Hiram “Hi” and Marian “Mimi” Wendling. Jill is survived by her niece Janice (Wendling) Troup (caregiver), niece Diana (Wendling) Smith and nephew Jeremy Wendling, their spouses and children. Also, Stepdaughter Sherri (Nelson) Meyer, son-in-law Michael Meyer, grandsons David and Steven Meyer. Brother-in-law George and his wife Barbara Nelson, Sister-in-law Peggy and her late husband Dave Nelson and several nieces and nephews, Great nieces and nephews and Great-Great nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will take place on Tuesday, May 11th at 5:30pm at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens (525 111th Ave. N. Naples, FL 34108). A Burial will take place at a later date at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe, Hawaii.