Dean R. Nelson

May 19, 1963—November 5, 2017

RACINE—Dean R. Nelson, 54, passed away at home on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

He was born in Racine on May 19, 1963, the son ofArlen R. and Louise (Bergman) Nelson.

Dean attended Washington Park High School. He was a car- penter most of his working career, mainly installing aluminum

siding. Dean was a member of United Memorial Methodist Church in Zion, IL. When he was younger, he was a member of Racine Explorer Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. Dean enjoyed bicycling, fishing, traveling, and loved his pets.

Dean is survived by his sons, Robby and Chris Nel- son of Zion, IL, his father, Arlen R. Nelson; brothers, Michael (Karen) Nelson and Charles Nelson of Ra- cine, and former wife and friend, Jackie Drake Nel- son. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dean was preceded in death by his mother, Louise on September 16, 2003.

A memorial service will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6 p.m. There will be a visitation at the funeral home on Monday from 4 p.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

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