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Deborah "Debbie" Nelson

February 22, 1953 September 21, 2019
Deborah "Debbie" Nelson
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Obituary for Deborah "Debbie" Nelson

Deborah “Debbie” Denise (Cooper) Nelson was born February 22, 1953, in Oakland, Nebraska, to William and Maxine (Minor) Cooper Folsom. She passed away September 21, 2019, at Arbor Care Centers in Tekamah, Nerbaska.

After her parents divorced in 1956, she was raised by her great grandparents, Ben and Myrtle Gilbert, whom the children lovingly called Grandpa and Grandma. She graduated from Tekamah Herman Schools in 1971.

She married Steven L. Nelson on September 23, 1972 in Oakland, and later divorced. To this union three children were born, Jennifer, Sara and Laurie.

Debbie loved to crochet, tend to her garden and her many cats. Her grandchildren were the light of her life. Many of her grandchildren have received wonderful blankets from her. She was also an avid collector of Santa figurines.

Debbie worked in many different roles throughout her life. She was a computer programmer in Omaha for many years and served as the assistant to the clerk of district court of Burt County.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, one sister; two brothers; son-in-law, Corie Voskamp.

Survivors include her significant other, Ivan Marr of Decatur, NE; daughters: Jennifer Voskamp and special friend Art Campos, Koralynn, Jennalee, and Bennett of Tekamah; Sara Noel of Oakland, Gage, Gavin and Garrett and great grandson, Karsyn K. Henry Hast; Laurie Larsen and special friend Scott Schutt, Kloey, Kannon, Kenadie, Krisitan Larsen and Dylan Schutt all of Norfolk, NE and Shaun Marr of Omaha; sister, Donna (Timothy) Colson of West Point, NE, two nephews, one niece and many close friends.


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Memorial Visitation

Thursday

26

Sep

5:00 PM 9/26/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/26/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

Family will be receiving friends.

Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah
1103 J Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

27

Sep

10:30 AM 9/27/2019 10:30:00 AM
Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah

1103 J Street
Tekamah, NE 68061

Pelan Funeral Services Tekamah
1103 J Street Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Tekamah Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tekamah, NE 68061

Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

To the family for future designation.

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