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Lillie Nelson

June 10, 2022
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Lillie Rebecca Nelson passed away June 10th 2022 in Baker City Oregon with her family by her side. A Graveside service will be held in Salmon, Idaho at a later date.

Lillie was born to William and Ann Bennett in Winton, Wyoming June 5th 1934. She grew up in Rock Springs, Wyoming with her 4 brothers and 3 sisters. She graduated from Rock Springs High School.

Lillie met her husband Jack Nelson in Salt Lake City, Utah. After a short courtship they eloped in Ely, Nevada and were married for 58 years.

Jack and Lillie moved to Salmon, Idaho where they were blessed with 4 children, Lori, Janet, Jacklyn, and Jeff.

Lillie enjoyed golfing with her husband, fishing with family and traveling to see new things. She loved being a grandmother and constantly spoke on how happy her grandkids made her feel when they were around. 

Lillie was a perfect example of compassion, faith and love. She welcomed everyone into her home and made them feel like family. Lillie made sure no one left her home hungry.

Lillie was preceded in death by her Husband Jack, Daughter Jacklyn and her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children Lori Larsen of Gooding Idaho, Janet Barsalou of Salmon Idaho, Jeff and his wife Carmen Nelson of Baker City, OR; 8 grandchildren and 16 wonderful great grandchildren

The family requests in lieu of flowers to please donate to your local humane society through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834. Online condolences can be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com  


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