Joan Marjorie Nelson
September 15, 1927 – August 26, 2020
Joan Marjorie Nelson, 92, passed away on August 26, 2020. She was born September 15th, 1927 in Duluth, Minnesota, to Reverend Dwight and Dorothy Shelhart. Her father was a Lutheran pastor and her mother was a homemaker. She grew up in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where she met her beloved husband, Paul. Together they had two children, Stephen and John. She loved, and was loved by, her friends and family. She devoted much of her time to her church, Abiding Savior Lutheran in Winter Haven and previously, Christ the King Lutheran in Florissant Missouri
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul, and cherished daughter-in-law, Rebecca. She will always be remembered by her son Stephen, son John and his wife Pamela, and grandsons, Micah and Timothy.
Anyone wishing to honor her memory is invited to make a contribution to abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Winter Haven Florida. Her ashes will be interred in Marquette, Michigan next to her husband Paul where there will be a memorial service.