Dale V. Nelson, 71, of Delaware died Monday (April 23, 2012) in the Arbors At Delaware.
He was born April 20, 1941, in Minneapolis to Vernon and Viola (Dodds) Nelson. Dale proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959-1963. A resident of Delaware since 1973, he was a retired employee of ITT North Electric and retired after 10 years employment with Ace Hardware. He was a former member and past exalted ruler of the Delaware Elks Lodge. Dale enjoyed bowling and photography. The loves of his life were his family and his cat, Precious.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann, whom he married May 23, 1964; son, Eric (Clanci) of Delaware; two brothers, Gary (Kathy) of Wisconsin and Dennis (Virginia) of Michigan; and his mother-in-law, Mickey Nogueira of Delaware.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Robinson Funeral Home where a memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Bruce Quatman officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, 39 W. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.