Betty “LoJean” Nelsen

Betty “LoJean” (Hendrickson) Nelsen, 87, of Newman Grove, passed away on Sunday Jan. 27, 2019 at the Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home in Newman Grove. Survivors include her husband Merle of Newman Grove; daughter Marcia Nelsen of Elkhorn, son Mark Nelsen of Newman Grove, grandchildren: Kelly (Aaron) Schlee of Lindsay, Bailey (Mike) Jorgensen of Bennington, Megan (Mark) McLaughlin of Omaha, and Cody (Miranda) Nelsen of Columbus; great grandchildren: Zander Jarecki, Piper Jarecki, Elia Jarecki, Tru Schlee, Harlow Jorgensen, Sloane Jorgensen, Cora McLaughlin, Davi McLaughlin, Etta Nelsen and Becker Nelsen; sisters: LaRue (Paul) Kipper of Las Vegas, NV, Sharon (Dean) King of Newman Grove, and daughter-in-law, Renee (Rob) Rose of Newman Grove.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Michael Nelsen, grandson Brandon Nelsen, and grandson-in-law Adam Jarecki.
Services were held Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Newman Grove with burial to follow at Hope Cemetery at Newman Grove.
Memorials are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund and Newman Grove Community Foundation. Newman Grove Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.