Ruth Nelson

Obituary of Ruth Vivian Nelson

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Ruth Vivian Nelson passed away October 27, 2021, in Golden Valley, Arizona. Ruth was born in Racine, Wisconsin on October 13, 1931, to parents Edwin and Katherine Erickson. She was baptized, confirmed, and married in EpiphanyLutheran Church in Racine. Ruth graduated from Park High School in 1949 and then worked for the Massey-Harris companywhere her father had also worked. Ruth married Ronald Nelson in 1955 and they moved to San Diego in 1957. In June of 1962, son Michael joined the family.She worked at Security Pacific Bank and retired from there in 1988. In 1989Ruth and Ron moved to Parker, Arizona and loved living by the Colorado River. In 1996 life brought them to Kingman, Arizona where they lived in retirement, until Ruth’s recent move to Golden Valley. Ruth had been very involved as a long-term member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Kingmanand served as treasurer and in the Woman’s association. God has received a special angel in Ruth, who was preceded in death by her husband Ronald, son Michael, and brother Frank. She is survived by her grandson Tyrus, and many loved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A memorial service will be heldSaturday,November 13at 11AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 3958 N Bank St, Kingman, AZ. Ruth will be buried with her husband Ron at Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman. Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory and Memorials may be sent to the funeral home. Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at To send a FREE card to the family go to www.sendoutcards/lietzfraze
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