Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
Mary Nelson, 76, St. Marys, died June 14, 2010, at her home.
She was born Aug. 25, 1933, in Versailles, to Eugene and Margaret Goubeaux Roth. On Feb. 26, 1955, she married Charles Nelson, who survives in St. Marys.
Also surviving are six children, Jeff (Susan) Nelson, Celina, Juli (Dave) Sprague, Thomas (Diane) Nelson, John (Rachael) Nelson and Jay Nelson, all of St. Marys, and Lynette (John) Klopfenstein, Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Jeannie Anderson, St. Marys; a brother, Dick Roth, Wapakoneta; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Katherine and Isadore Roth; and two brothers, John and Arthur Roth.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys and a 1953 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. She and her husband owned Nelson's Body Shop and Towing Service in St. Marys. She worked as a childcare provider at the former St. Marys Daycare Center. She also was a Boy Scout Den Mother for many years.
Funeral rites are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Humane Society of Auglaize County.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.