Kathleen "Kathi" Nelson
Age - 65
8/21/1944 - 1/6/2010

Memorial Service
11:00 AM, 
Monday, January 11, 2010
Federated Church
2704 15th Street
Columbus,  NE 68601
Reverend Dr. Jim Wooten
will be officiating.

Family will receive friends
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 
Sunday, January 10, 2010
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
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Kathi died Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at her home in Columbus.

Kathleen Kay Nelson was born August 21, 1944 in Norfolk, Nebraska to Kenneth G. and Leona (Bruhn) Alderman. She grew up in Stanton, Hastings and Ogallala. Kathi graduated from Doane College in 1966 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She married Paul N. Nelson on June 15, 1968 in Ogallala. Kathi taught in Hygiene, CO, Sprague - Martell, Beatrice and St. Luke's outside of Columbus. She worked as a Library/Media Assistant at Centennial, Duncan, and Lost Creek. She enjoyed her family, children, books, bicycling and the outdoors.

She is survived by:

Husband: Paul Nelson of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Jantina (Wayne) Nelson-Stastny of Yankton, SD
Daughter: Melissa (Scott) French of Omaha, NE
Daughter: Chelsea Nelson of Vermillion, SD
Brother: Guy (Marlis) Alderman of David City, NE
Grandson: Logan French of Omaha, NE
Grandson: Gavin French of Omaha, NE
Granddaughter: Leona Stastny of Yankton, SD
Grandson: Clay Stastny of Yankton, SD

She is preceded in death by:

Father: Kenneth G. Alderman
Mother: Leona Alderman
Sister-in-law: Sally Alderman

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