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August 7, 1938 – Sunday, November 27, 2016

Service Information
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Buffalo, MN
Friday, December 2, 2016
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Thursday, December 1, 2016
5 – 8 PM

Katherine F. Nelson, age 78 of Buffalo, MN graciously passed away the evening of November 27 after a long ferocious battle fought against pneumonia. Her passion to live was second to none, and her family is grateful to have spent this time with her.

Katherine was born on August 7, 1938. She married Alvin Nelson in 1962. Together they went on to raise 4 children and welcomed becoming grandparents to 6 grandkids.

Katherine was known for her feisty, yet good sense of humor. She was extremely talented and artistic; in addition, very competitive when it came to bingo or cards. Katherine will be missed by all that loved and knew her.

Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 2 at 11 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Buffalo. Friends and family to gather on Thursday, December 1 from 5-8 PM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo to celebrate her life and one hour prior to Mass at the church on Friday. Private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

Preceded in death by her parents, Marshall and Winifer Snyder and son, Christopher.

Survived by her husband, Alvin Nelson; children, Daniel (Kristen) Nelson and Nanci (Patrick) Wells and Teresa (Jed) Bastyr.

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