Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, James Ray Nelsen, age 75, passed away peacefully February 12, 1991, in a Salt Lake Hospital.
Ray was born November 1, 1915, in Brigham City Utah, the son of Clarence Rudolph and Lucy Cornia Nelsen. He married Sylvia Mary Watson on April 23, 1937 in Salt Lake LDS Temple. She preceded him in death on July 31, 1988. He married Adra Kelley Foard, December 20, 1989, in Salt Lake City. Member of the LDS Church, Highland View Second Ward. Served his country during WWII in the US Navy. Ray was an avid golfer and a past member of Oakridge County Club. Worked in Management at the Ford Motor Co., retiring after 36 years. Ray was a kind and loving individual who was respected and admired by all who knew him. His passing saddens our hearts and leaves a great void in our lives.Survivors include his wife, Adra; a son, William C (wife Anne) Nelsen; three daughters, Virginia, Joan and Mary Jane Nelsen; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a brother Daniel.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 15th, 1 pm, at the Holbrook Funeral Chapel 3251 South 2300 East, where friends may call Thursday, 6-7 pm and Friday, one hour prior to the services. Interment: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Funeral Directors: The Holbrook Funeral Chapel.
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