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Lillian Nelson

April 19, 1928 — June 16, 2020

Roseville, MN - Lillian P. Nelson, 92, of Roseville, MN and formerly of Rushford and Winona, MN died on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
Lillian was born on April 19, 1928, in Strum, WI to Anton and Viola (Herman) Mathison. She was raised in Strum. She later moved with her family to Witoka, MN where she worked at the family grocery store. On October 23, 1948, she was united in marriage with Erling Nelson at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Winona, MN. Lillian was an active member at St. Matthew's for many years. She enjoyed cooking, camping, hunting, fishing, and all things "family".
Lillian is survived by five children: Larry (Pamela) Nelson of Peterson, MN, Cindy (Tommy) Lloyd of Racine, WI, Deb Rislov of Rushford, MN, Thomas (Teresa) Nelson of Roseville, MN and Tony (Cheryl) Nelson of Sparta, WI; nine grandchildren: Jennifer, Michelle (Cain), Sara (Peter), Timothy (Vicki), Brett (Montray), Quan, Nikol (Darrin), Adam (Sara), and Dustin (Ashley); fifteen great-grandchildren: Jacob, Toriano, Tyrell, Jonathan, Amanda, Julia, Lincoln, Trygg, Tait, Elin, Lauren, Samuel, Evan, Eli, and Easton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a daughter, Kathy.
There will be a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Winona. Burial will be in the Oakwood Sherwood Cemetery in Rushford.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the Church.
Hoff Funeral Home in Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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St. Matthew Lutheran Church

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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