Rodney Nelson

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Rodney Nelson

A private family funeral, due to covid restrictions, will be held for Rodney Nelson, 71, of Sims, ND. Burial will be at the Sims Cemetery. Rodney passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Bismarck after a short battle with Stage IV liver cancer. Rodney Rolf Nelson was born on May 17, 1949, to Farrel and Martha Nelson. He grew up on the family ranch in Towner, ND. He attended North Dakota State University. Rodney married Teri Olson on August 25, 1980. They raised two kids, Annika and Lafe, on the ranch at Sims, ND. Rodney was a rancher, brand inspector, cowboy poet, and rodeo competitor. He loved his grandsons, Haakon, Sigurd, and Tollef. He is survived by his wife, Teri, Sims, ND; daughter, Annika Plummer, Dickinson, ND; son, Lafe (Sara) Nelson, and their children, Haakon, Sigurd, and Tollef; sisters, Genevieve (John) Skogberg, Belle Fourche, SD and Julie (Chuck) Cannon, Rochester, MN; brother, Orrin (Donna) Nelson, Towner, ND; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law Leon Olson, and son-in-law, Tyler Plummer. In lieu of flowers and tree donations, condolence cards to Rodney’s family can be sent to 4905 44th St., Almont, ND 58520.
May 17, 1949 - October 28, 202005/17/194910/28/2020
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October 29, 2020

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Our thoughts, prayers, and hearts are with you..Rodney will remain in our memories forever. With love from Elko,
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Love from the whole Loeland family in Lyngdal, Norway

October 29, 2020

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Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs, we are all so sorry for your loss.
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Christine and Gene Goven

October 28, 2020

The planting of 1 memorial tree in the honor of Rodney Nelson has been arranged by Christine and Gene Goven. Plant a tree
Our sincere blessings to Rodney's family.