Lawrence Thomas Nelson

August 21, 1930November 9, 2011

Lawrence “Larry” T. Nelson, 81, Bellevue, WA passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2011. Larry attended Maur Hill and graduated from Paseo High School in Kansas City, MO in 1947, attended the University of Kansas where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity before serving as a Senior Assistant Purser to the US Merchant Marine Staff Officer in the US Coast Guard. Larry had a long career in the Insurance and travel businesses, owning Lord Nelson Travel in Hawaii and recently retired from Enterprise. He was well traveled and lived a full life. Larry was preceded in death by his Mother Aileen Nelson, Father Hoyt Nelson, Brothers Hoyt Nelson Jr & Robert Nelson, Sister Mary Frances Catt. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Davis of Lee’s Summit, MO, son, Pat Bachofer, Overland Park, KS and Grandson Kenneth Samson, Puyallup, WA who provided loving care for him in the last months of his life. A scattering ceremony will take place at a later date. To leave condolences and find more information please visit under the direction of Cedar Lawns Funeral Home, Redmond, WA.


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November 15, 2011

I offer my sincere sympathy to all of Larry's family and Larry, you can be sure I will do what I promised you!
Sandy C. Co-worker @Enterprise

Chris Tracy

November 14, 2011

My sympathy goes out to Larry's family. My mother, Dorla Tracy, and Larry were good friends for years. He sometimes had holiday dinners with our family in the 1990s. He was kind to my mother during her long illness before she passed away. I know she appreciated her friendship with Larry. RIP.