Reta W. Nelson, 78, of Logan, former of East Garland, died Saturday, March 16, 1991, at the McKay Dee Hospital, Ogden, of a heart attack.

She was born March 15, 1913, in Samaria, Idaho, a daughter of David Joseph and Ester Katherine Munsee Williams.She married James Peter Christensen, January 28, 1933, in Malad, Idaho. He died July 20, 1937.

She married Walter Marion Sorensen, August 3, 1950, in the Logan L.D.S. Temple. They made their home in East Garland, and she worked for the USDA-ASCS and Farmers Home Administration as County Office Assistant. Marion died February 25, 1969.

She retired May 19, 1978, and married Douglas L. Nelson, June 30, 1978, in Ogden. They were later divorced.

She served in the Florida Fort Lauderdale L.D.S. Mission from 1983-1984 and moved to Logan in 1986, where she has since resided. She was a member of the Logan 28th L.D.S. Ward, serving in the past as stake and ward positions in all the auxiliaries of the church.

Surviving are one son and one daughter and their spouses, James G. and Desse Christensen, Salt Lake City; Lenis and Don Carlile, North Logan; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Margie Atkinson, Velda Jones, both of Ogden; Mrs. Clarence (Norma) Forsberg, Riverside. She was preceded in death by one brother, Berton, and one sister, Katie.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 21, 1991, 11 a.m. Fielding Stake Center, 4375 West 15600 No. Fielding. Friends may call Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home, 111 No. First East, Tremonton, and Thursday, 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the church. Burial in the East Garland Cemetery.

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