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.