Palo Alto Online - Lasting Memories - Roger Nelson's memorial

Roger Nelson
1939-Aug. 11, 2011
Palo Alto, California

Roger Nelson, 72, a resident of Palo Alto, died Aug. 11, 2011.

He was a resident of the senior-living facility Vi at Palo Alto.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Nelson of Palo Alto; sister Linnea of Minneapolis Minn.; brother Ray of Minneapolis, Min.; and brother Willard of Denver, Colo. He also had many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

His primary career was spent with Utah International (later BHP) in a variety of environmental management positions.

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From Zoe Williams
Aug. 23, 2011
So sad to hear of Roger's passing. Both my husband Dean Williams and myself worked for Roger in the late 1970's at Utah International. He was a shining mentor to me; I have many great memories of how he taught me to be a professional by his consumm...
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Memorial service
Memorial services will be held at Newark Community church, Newark, Calif., Aug. 20, and in Annandale, Minn., Aug. 27.
Make a donation
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to, Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center or Newark Community Church.

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