Service Schedule...

Ruth Maxine Nelson

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Time: 8:30 to 11:00 AM

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM

Service Location:
Owensville, MO

Countryside Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Family Choice

Ruth Maxine Nelson of Owensville departed this life on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Frene Valley South of Owensville a Stonebridge Community. She had reached the age of 90 years, eleven months, and eleven days.

Ruth was born in Red Bird, MO on October 17, 1926 a daughter to Steve and Clara (Steen) Bacon. On January 17, 1947, she married Raymond G. Nelson in Hermann, MO. She was a top stitcher in shoe manufacturing.

She was preceded in death by her parents Steve and Clara Bacon; her husband, Raymond Nelson; her son, Gary (Snag) Nelson; two brothers, Raymond and Harold Bacon; and one sister, Gertha Bandy.

She is survived by a son Roy Nelson and wife Michelle of Cape Fair, MO; three grandchildren, Patrick Nelson and wife Mary of Sanford, NE, Jimmy Nelson and fiancé Heather Cole of Sullivan, and Melissa Nelson of Denver, Colorado; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 4 at 11:00 AM at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville with Terry Knight officiating. Visitation will precede the funeral on October 4 from 8:30 to 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.