A funeral service for 87-year-old LELAND NELSON of Atwater will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, 6/16 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Atwater.

Visitation will be held from 4:30-to-7:30 P.M. on Thursday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Atwater, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Burial will be held at Union Cemetery in Atwater.  Military honors will be provided by the Atwater American Legion Honor Guard.

Leland E. Nelson passed away on Saturday at the Meeker Manor in Litchfield.

Leland Nelson is survived by his wife – Iila Nelson of Atwater

Daughters – Carol & John Slinden of Grove City, JoAnne & Jon Nelson-Larson of Atwater, and Julie & Greg Holt of Windom

8 grandchildren – Ashley (Jay) Thissen, Jonathan (Jamie) Slinden, Joel Slinden, Alii Holt, Jake (Kaylee) Holt, Lee Holt, Sydney Larson and Brody Larson

Brother – Paul & Betty Nelson of Atwater

Great Granddaughter – Lauren Thissen

Sisters – Lorriane Kaatz and Norma & Sam Holmgren; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Atwater Block Nurse Program or Grove City Area C.A.R.E. program

Sign the on-line guestbook at www.johnsonhagglund.com.