Paul C. Nelson, 65, has been relieved from his many years of pain and suffering. He passed away December 31, 1990 after a short stay in the hospital.
He was born July 30, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Andrew Clarence and Leah Tuttle Nelson. Paul was a graduate from East High School, and attended the University of Utah, and local business schools. During World War II, he served with the US Navy as an aircrewman at Jacksonville, Florida. He married Mary Lou Lambert on September 12, 1946.Paul chose a career in sales and was an agressive and motivated individual. He was an active member in the Acacia Lodge #17, the Elkalah Temple of the Shrine, and Troop 518 of the Boy Scouts of America. He was an avid outdoosman. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, and skiing with his family and friends. He was a rare man who always cared for others before his own needs.
Paul is survived by his wife, Lou; a son, Kenton Nelson, Boise, Idaho; daughters, Dayna Madsen, Becky DiFulvio and her husband Ray; two grandchildren, MacKenzie Madsen, and Erin Marie DiFulvio; and a sister, Mary Lee Keyser, all residing in Salt Lake City.
Funeral services will be Friday January 4, 1 p.m. at Eastman's Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 100 South. Friends are welcome to call at the Mortuary Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Friday, one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children or The American Cancer Society.
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