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Elva M. Nelson

Elva Marie Broberg Nelson, 87, of Newman Grove, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.
Elva is survived by her husband: Glenn D. Nelson of Newman Grove; two children, four stepchildren, and 21 grandchildren: son, Randall D. Broberg and children from a previous marriage: Daniel E. (Lauren) Broberg, Phillip R. (Jill) Broberg, Megan R.(Matthew) Miller, Erin M. (Dan) Marion; wife, Nilda and their children: Francheska (John) Bridges, Adlinely (John) Harris, Felipe Zayas, and Martin (Anjelica) Dominguez ; daughter Deborah E. (special friend Ray Herbert) Matson of Newman Grove, and her children: Samuel D. Matson, Peter R. (Jessica) Matson, Ellen M. (Ken) Pederson, and Emily E. (Tom) O’Brien. Her step children include daughter Patricia Quillen of Lancaster, CA, and her children: Jason D. (Danielle) Nelson, Michelle (Michael) Sierra, and Brian Quillen; son Glen (Cathie) Nelson of Lincoln, MO and their children: Glenn (Amy) Nelson, Michael (Sara) Nelson and Mark (fiancé Patty) Nelson; daughter Ella Sue Lutjen of Lincoln, MO and her son Cody (Krista) Lutjen; daughter Laura (Brian) Gillespie of Lee’s Summit, MO and their children: Cory (Demi) Gillespie, and Cassandra Gillespie; 51 great grandchildren; two brothers-in-law: Elliott Broberg and George E. Johnston; two sisters-in-law: Vernelle Christensen and Barbara Hulscher; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband: Dean; infant grandson Benjamin Broberg; grandson Steven Zayas; one brother; and four sisters.
Memorial services were Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Newman Grove with Rev. David Lapka officiating. Her body was donated to the Nebraska Anatomical Board to further medical education. Inurnment at Trinity Cemetery will take place at a later date. Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.