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Larry Nelson

Larry Gene Nelson

Saturday, January 25th, 1947 - Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Obituary

Larry Gene Nelson, 72 years old of Kenosha, WI passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI.
He was born in Kenosha, WI on January 25, 1947, the son of the late Fred W. and Pauline (Hedger) Nelson. He graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School where he was named a Golden Gloves State Champion and went on to earn an associate degree in mechanical engineering from Gateway Technical College. In October of 1985, he married Susan (Bierdz) Teschler.
Larry worked for 30 years at Outboard Marine Corp, Waukegan, IL and later for Baxter Healthcare. He also volunteered for Froedtert South Hospital.
He enjoyed woodworking, camping and hunting.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Susan; children, Amy (Ken) Baratta and Eric Nelson; stepchildren, Deanna (Ron) Oetzel and Jason Teschler; a brother, Dennis Nelson; three grandsons; one great-grandchild and one due in July; a step-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his sister, MaryLou Rocco, and brothers, Jerry Nelson and Ronnie Nelson, both in infancy.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Proko Funeral Home. Funeral services will commence at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to a family memorial.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
Visit & Sign Larry’s Online Memorial Book at:
www.prokofuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Todd Belardi

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Thomas Wrona

Posted at 08:14pm
Sue, My & Larry had some fun laughs @ OMC, Im glad we visited before I left for AZ. I know he will be missed by your whole family. I remember him taking about the golden gloves, in his younger years. Sincerely, Tom Wrona
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Noreen Elfering Ladwig

Posted at 09:10pm
Just wanted to extend our deepest condolences to Larry's family. He was a nice man and always had a smile and warm greeting. He and Al shared many good times at OMC. Sending love and hugs. Al.& Noreen Ladwig
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Sandy Adamson

Posted at 02:10pm
Hoping all of Larry's family will find comfort and peace in the memories of times spent with him. I have many happy memories of scouts, camping, and most of all just laughing with him.
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Posted at 01:36pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. - Agilant
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