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Christina Nelson

David Nelson

January 06, 1948 - May 31, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of David Paul Nelson. Dave had a contagious smile that all of us will dearly miss. He loved gathering with friends and family and listening to everyone's stories. Please join us in sharing stories of Dave that will bring a smile to not only our faces...  see more

David (Dave) Paul Nelson, 72, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. Dave was born January 6, 1948, in Fargo to Lloyd and Bess (Holen) Nelson. Dave grew up in Lisbon, ND, and graduated from Lisbon High School in 1966. He received a certificate in Professional Spray Painting from Hanson Mechanical Trade School in Fargo in 1967. Following his training, Dave moved to Minneapolis where he worked...  see more
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  • Laverne Nelson
    He was the love of my life! Memories ease the pain of loss and the legacy of a great family he left me!
  • Mitch Sebens
    Dave was one of the best guys anyone could have the privilege to meet. I'm very lucky to have been able to call him my friend. I've got way too many stories to share share. His best saying was I've gotta go Luverne is going to kill me, which she...  more
  • Pam and Bill  Olson
    There will always be a special spot in my heart that no one else will ever be able to fill. He was beloved by everyone he met, because he was the most kind, gentle, compassionate and fun person you could meet and you were lucky if you could call him...  more
  • Rachel Bearfield
    So sorry for your loss. Tamerac Lake has lost many special people. My condolences

    Rachel Bearfield
  • Amy Devitt Scoville
    Uncle David was the best guy around. He was always smiling and made me laugh. I’ll always remember the time he whipped me off the inter tube while driving the boat like a mad man at the lake. I am pretty sure I flew like 15 feet in the air. He made...  more