Jean Evangeline Nelson
age 90 of Harsens Island, MI. died June 6, 2014 in the St. Johns River District Hospital. She was born February 20, 1924 in Detroit, MI. She married Edward James Nelson on July 3, 1952 in Chicago, IL., he died May 11, 2003.
Jean was an avid genealogist and a volunteer for the Historical Society of Western Springs, IL., a Charter Member of the Harsens Island St. Clair Flats Historical Society, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a life member of the Harsens Island Garden Club, and a member of the St. Paulís Church of Harsens Island.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by her children James D. Nelson and Lucy A. (Anthony) Burby-Mastro, grandchildren Katelyn A. Burby and Jon M. Burby, and a sister Grace D. Dodson.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday June 29, 2014 at the St. Paulís Protestant Church, Harsens Island. Memorial donations may be made to the Family Wishes. Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.