Leon A. Nelson

Leon Allen Nelson of Newman Grove, passed peacefully at home on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the age of 78.  Leon is survived by his loving wife DeAnn, sons: Cory, wife Beth, Ross, wife Amy, all of Newman Grove, and daughter Kelli, husband Wes of Kearney, grandchildren: Brooke (Nelson) Vincent, husband Ben, of Marquette, Megan (Nelson) Guenther, husband Jonathan, of Lincoln, Drew Samuelson of Kearney, Payton, Paige, Mason and Riley Nelson of Newman Grove, Aiden, Alyse and Ethan Molczyk of Kearney, great grandchildren: Luxley and River Vincent, brothers: Ralph and Dwayne Nelson and families, along with many other relatives and friends.
He is met in heaven by his parents Eudell and Gwendolyn Nelson, his in-laws Glenn and Kathleen “Katie” Hallgren and granddaughter Alyshia (Nelson) Samuelson.
Funeral services will be Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 2:30 p.m at Zion Lutheran Church in Newman Grove with Pastor Becky Beckmann officiating. Inurnment will be at Hope Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Levander Funeral Home of Newman Grove is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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