Evening Star newspaper, Auburn,
, Tuesday, October
1972, p. 10.
Funeral services for Ella
Roberta Nelson, 82, mother of Mrs. Frank Duncan, 605 N. Main St., Auburn,
will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Gethsemane
Mrs. Nelson died Monday at 1:40
p.m. at DeKalb Memorial
. Before her illness, Mrs.
resided at 2365 Beverly
Blvd., Berkley, Mich.
She was born
June 23, 1890, in Royal Oak,
to John and Liza (McClure) Bleakley. She was the widow of automotive
C. John Nelson, who preceded her in death in 1951.
was a charter member
of the Gethsemane Lutheran Church
a graduate of the Detroit Business College
a member of the Birmingham Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, the
Womens' Club, the Friendly Widows' Club, and Gethsemane Church
include two sons, Carl
, and John A. Nelson, Royal Oak
daughters, Elizabeth Nelson, Berkley
Frank Duncan, 605 N. Main
two brothers, Wesley John
, and David Bleakley, Birmingham, Mich.
and seven grandchildren.
arrangements were made
by the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, Berkley
Burial will be in the White Chapel Memorial
, Troy, Mich.
Duncan is the grandson of Ella Nelson.