Frank Eugene Nelson, 80

Frank E. Nelson, 80, of Isabella, died April 8, 2017, at his residence. At his request, no funeral or visitation will be held.

He was born Sept. 2, 1936, in Kokomo, Indiana, the son of Samuel Ward and Lillian Lorrie Gotcher Rayls. He was adopted by Lucille P. and David S. Nelson. 

Mr. Nelson was a 1955 graduate of East High School in Des Moines, Iowa. In May 1960 he married Beverly Ann Kiger. He attended Theodosia United Methodist Church. After his first wife’s death, he married Susan Kronich in September 2001.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Nelson; his children, Kimberly A. Rief and husband Kevin, and David S. Seiffertt and wife Jill, all of Greencastle, Indiana, and Carole L. Sherlin and husband Ron of Marion, North Carolina; his sisters, Charlotte Blakeley and Nancy Kenworthy, both of Terre Haute, Indiana; four nieces; four nephews; five granddaughters; two great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons; stepchildren Steve Tostakos and wife Lynne of Chicago, Terri Palakie and husband Bob of Aurora, Illinois, Jimmie Tostakos and wife Karin of Columbia, Alabama; three step-grandsons and two step-granddaughters; one great-step-granddaughter and one step-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife.

Interment will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery in Parke County, Indiana.

Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville. 


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