December 18, 1928 - August 18, 2020
Pauline Marie Nelson, age 91, of Dassel passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 18, 2020. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel with the Rev. Darren Olson officiating. Interment will be held at the Dassel Community Cemetery following the service. Due to the present circumstances if you are planning to attend the service a mask and social distancing are required. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel. The Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel is in charge of the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to be given to the Dassel Food Shelf. Please designate in memory of Pauline M. Nelson. Pauline Marie Nelson, age 91, of Dassel passed away peacefully surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers. She is survived by her children, Barb (Bruce) Nordeen, Gordy (Debbie), John, and Dan (Nancy); grandchildren Joe, Josh, Annie, Andy, Jessie, Nolan, Cassie, Mandy, Katie, Desi, Gabbie, and Libby, and many great-grandchildren. Pauline was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born in Minneapolis on December 18, 1928 to Edward and Astra Johnson. She graduated Minneapolis South High School and began college in the Twin City area. She married Eldon on September 18, 1954. Eldon and Pauline were blessed with four children: Barb in 1956, twins Gordon and John in 1957, and Dan in 1962. She faithfully taught Sunday School for over forty years at Dassel Covenant Church. Pauline worked as a salesclerk for Holm Brothers Hardware/Hansen Hardware for more than 30 years and volunteered at Meeker County Food Shelf for another 15 years where she made several lifetime friends. At the age of 66, she returned to college at North Central Bible College and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education. She actively lived out her deep, unwavering faith through personal Bible study, teaching Sunday School, and offering discipleship to others. Her husband, Eldon, passed away in 2008. She moved into Dassel Lakeside apartments with back ailments and began walking for rehabilitation. She loved to walk all over the Lakeside campus. Her beautiful eyes lit up the most when talking about her family and her Lord.
Pauline Marie Nelson, age 91, of Dassel passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 18, 2020. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel with the Rev. Darren... View Obituary & Service Information
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