Gregory S. Nelson

Apr 6, 2018
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Family directed memorial Services at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 9, 2018 at South Waterloo Church of the Brethren, 6227 Kimball Ave., Waterloo



for an hour before services at the church


burial precedes services in Orange Township Cemetery, Waterloo



Gregory S. Nelson, 68 of Cedar Falls, IA, formerly of Waterloo and East Palo Alto, CA died at Pinnacle Specialty Care Friday, April 6, 2018. He was born April 16, 1949 in Iowa City, IA son of Myron E. and Margaret "Peg" Leeper Nelson.


He graduated in 1967 from Waterloo West High and then the University of Iowa with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry. Mr. Nelson was a chemist at Romic Environmental Technologies. He was a founding member of Black Hawk County Gem & Mineral Society. He attended South Waterloo Church of the Brethren.


Mr. Nelson is survived by his sister: Jana Nelson, Cedar Falls, IA; nephew: Mike Nelson, Ankeny, IA; and two great nieces, He is preceded by his parents.


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  1. Charlotte Courtney | Apr 09, 2018

    Jana,   We are so sorry for your loss, but know Greg is in a much better

    place and at peace.  My memory of Greg is a tall-handsome-red-headed

    young man who was very intelligent and fun.  I remember all the Christmas

    Eves our families had together.  They seemed like magic with our Grandmas

    and Grandpas and all the cousins.....a very special time in our lives.  I also

    remember get-togethers at Fontana.  Hope we can do that again sometime

    with the cousins.  It is such a beautiful place.  Let's keep in touch.


    Peace to you and your family,  Love, Char and Larry





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