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Obituary: Esther Mary Andersen Nelson

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Passed away Jan 5, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 88.

Born Nov 11, 1913 to Erastus Michael and An-ine Andersen, she married John W. Nelson June 17, 1939 in the LDS Temple. She graduated val-edictorian from Bell High School in California. Es-ther worked for Streator Chevro-let for 32 years. She was a loving mother with a great sense of humor. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. Red was her favorite color.

She is survived by Arnold (Darlene) Andersen, brother; five children, Anina (Hugo) Diederich, Shauna (Norman) Steen, Alayna Nelson, Dann (April) Nelson, Kelly (Pat) Nelson, all of Salt Lake City; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by John W. Nelson, husband; Erastus and Anine Andersen, parents; Joseph and Henry, brothers; Luella, sister; David, grandson; and Wendy, great-granddaughter.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tues. Jan 8, 2002, Cottonwood Mortuary (4670 Highland Dr). Friends and family may call Mon, Cottonwood Mortuary, 6-8 p.m., and one hour prior to services. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens (10600 S 1700 E).