Obituary: Max E Nelson
Oct 24, 2016 04:48PM
Max worked as a mechanic for US Steel and farmed.
Max loved the gospel of Jesus Christ, temple work, his family and all the good people he worked with. He enjoyed work, the outdoors, sports, music and singing, and family history. He was very involved in community service.
Max married Melba Madson Nelson on Feb. 5, 1945, in the Salt Lake Temple and is survived by her and their nine children and spouses: Don Ray (Sharon), Curtis (Donna), Reid (Sandra), Garth (Wendy), Stuart (Kathryn), Karl (Kim), Denise (Todd Ekins), David (Irene), Jonathan (Lori); foster children, 43 grandchildren and 81 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Darleis Nelson (Karl); a grandson, Joshua Nelson; and two great-grandsons, Trevor Eggett and Austin Wright.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Genola LDS Chapel located at Center and Main. A viewing will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Family Mortuary, 66 S. 300 East, Santaquin, and again at the church on Wednesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Genola Cemetery with military rites.
The family expresses sincere thanks to the staff of iCare and all those who provided care and support to the family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the LDS Humanitarian Fund. Share condolences with the family at www.brownfamilymortuary.com.