Obituaries

Anthony "Tony" Crosariol
B: 1958-02-15
D: 2020-07-04
View Details
Crosariol, Anthony "Tony"
Trent Johnson
B: 2001-09-25
D: 2020-07-04
View Details
Johnson, Trent
Kay Randall
B: 1937-02-11
D: 2020-06-29
View Details
Randall, Kay
Norma Fort
B: 1936-03-23
D: 2020-06-29
View Details
Fort, Norma
Tony Jones
B: 1970-12-16
D: 2020-06-26
View Details
Jones, Tony
Robert Wightman
B: 1933-11-11
D: 2020-06-21
View Details
Wightman, Robert
Roger Knope
B: 1952-01-30
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Knope, Roger
James Simington
B: 1953-08-28
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Simington, James
Gerald Lyttle
B: 1934-05-29
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Lyttle, Gerald
Carrol Carpenter
B: 1948-09-23
D: 2020-06-16
View Details
Carpenter, Carrol
Debra Rhoades
B: 1957-03-23
D: 2020-06-15
View Details
Rhoades, Debra
Ruth Hubbard
B: 1935-01-10
D: 2020-06-13
View Details
Hubbard, Ruth
Robert Frey
B: 1920-04-11
D: 2020-06-09
View Details
Frey, Robert
Ronald Wilson
B: 1934-10-14
D: 2020-06-07
View Details
Wilson, Ronald
Robert Denny
B: 1937-01-18
D: 2020-06-03
View Details
Denny, Robert
Tracie Holden
B: 1967-01-13
D: 2020-06-03
View Details
Holden, Tracie
James Humphrey
B: 1920-12-18
D: 2020-06-02
View Details
Humphrey, James
Judith Dewey
B: 1937-07-04
D: 2020-06-01
View Details
Dewey, Judith
Sarah Beavan
B: 1992-11-30
D: 2020-05-29
View Details
Beavan, Sarah
Terry Ross
B: 1954-11-18
D: 2020-05-25
View Details
Ross, Terry
Joy VanderWoude
B: 1969-07-16
D: 2020-05-25
View Details
VanderWoude, Joy

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
133 E. Orchard Street
P.0. Box 217
Delton, MI 49046
Phone: (269) 623-5461
Fax: (269) 623-3188
Dolores Nelson

Dolores M. Nelson

Friday, March 8th, 1929 - Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Dolores Nelson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Dolores Nelson

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Dolores's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Dolores's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Nelson, Dolores M.
Dolores Marie Nelson (Jones), former resident of Battle Creek, passed quietly in her sleep May 24, 2020, at Carveth Village in Middleville, MI. Dolores, Dodie to her friends, was 91. Born in Mt. Morris, MI on March 8th, 1929, Dodie outlived her husband Fredolf, who passed in 2017, and all of her siblings, but is survived by her greatest treasures, 4 children, 13 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. The 4 children are Lynn Boivin (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont), Garry (Topeka, KS), Brian (Portage, MI), and Bruce (Caledonia, MI). Preceding her were her parents but also her special relationships with her grandmother Mary Catherine Jones and Uncle John Ziegler of Unionville, MI. As a child, her fondest times were spending her summers with these two favorite people. She moved to Milakokia Lake in the UP with her family in 1944, and graduated from Manistique High School in 1947. Known as “The Green Hornet” to her friends for her driving style, she quickly became friends with Bill Bowman, and that friendship remained close enough through their lives to fool at least one Bowman child that she was their aunt. In 1947, she met Fredolf Nelson of Gulliver on his Harley and asked for a ride. Once she got on, she never got off and the ride lasted 70 years. On March 28, 1948 they were married in Battle Creek and that became their home for the next 45 years. Ridgewood Drive, Wattles Park, Harper Creek, Stetler Realty, and 1st Wesleyan Church all became her home. Joan Bell, Melva Zaharian, Helen Davis, Joan Stringer, Betty Jones, and Geri Davis all became her friends. Cinnamon rolls, fresh baked bread, trips to the UP, and never giving up all became her trademark. She was not the star of the show, she was the stage manager. She was not the playwright, she was the director. She managed and nurtured her 4 actors, coaching them on what it meant to be honest, truthful, and faithful. She rejoiced in their successes and put a band-aid on their stumbles. She was a great mom, her number 1 goal in life, and as her children, we rejoice that she joins her special husband, friends, and relatives in a better place. See you soon, mom. Lynn, Garry, Brian, Bruce and 21 more. Please visit www.beelergoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Dolores’ family
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Dolores M. Nelson, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Dolores M. Nelson.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Dolores here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Dolores
0 trees have been planted in memory of Dolores M. Nelson
NS

Nina & Nector Santos

Posted at 05:43pm
Dodie, our dear and must cherish friend/ family! We will miss you forever same as uncle Fred! We are glad you are not suffering anymore!
Garry, Brian, Lynn, Bruce and families, you all have a special place in our hearts . You has amazing parents who became family to us. We love you and pray for peace and comfort on those days when you miss your parents!
Lots of hugs from us! 🙏🏽🌹💜🌺
Nina & Nector Santos
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each