Nelson, Sis


Died: June 15, 2012
Nylietta "Sis" Nelaon 91, life long resident of Dwight passed away June 15, 2012 at the Morris Hospital at 8:13 PM. There will be a graveside service on Wed. June 20, 2012 at Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight, Ill at 11:00 AM. Pastor Pat Morton officating. The service will be preceded by a private family visitation. Memorials in lieu of flowers are to Oaklawn Cemetery Improvement Fund. Sis was born Nov. 19, 1920 in Dwight to Roy & Vera Hiddleson Olson. She graduated from Dwight High School and married A. Lee Nelson Dec. 12, 1940 in Dwight, he precedes her in death as does their daughter Kathy Nelson; two brothers, Elwood (Evelyn) & Maurice (Lucille) Olson.
She is survived by a neice and two nephews and their families; Tom Olson and sons, Darren & Garrett Olson. Mark (Connie) Olson and sons Ryan & Matt Olson, Maureen (Tom) Tambling and children Dean Tambling and Jodie Lombardi. . Special Friends, Sandy (Jim) Adams, Bill & Deb Ogg, Barb Picco, and Frannie Zappa.
Sis worked at the Joliet Ammunitions plant during the war. She belonged to the First Congregational United Church of Christ. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, flower gardening , and reading. Sis was able to reside and maintain the home they built in Dwight until her passing. Hager Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hager Memorial Homes

201 W Mazon Ave
Dwight, IL
Phone: (815) 584-2666