- Deceased's name: Margaret M. Nelson
- Age: 94
- Date: May 7, 2012
- Hometown: Plainfield
- Survived by: Son Terry Nelson; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Margaret M. Nelson, age 94, of Plainfield, at rest Monday, May 7, 2012 at The Tillers in Oswego. Born January 24, 1918 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Frank and Marie Vlack.
Beloved wife of the late Roland G. Nelson. Loving mother of Terry (Kay) Nelson, cherished grandmother of Jerry Nelson, Bonnie Schrader, Kevin (Christine) Nelson and Julie (Jeffery) Pristas. Fond great-grandmother of Tiffany Nelson, Brock (Rachel) Nelson, Kristin (Jerry) Woodward, Brandon (Laury) Schrader, Anthony (Cheryl) Pristas, Emma Nelson and Olivia Nelson, and great-great-grandmother of Brody Nelson, step great-great-grandmother of Jessica, Zachary and Jackson Woodward.
Margaret will be remembered for her love of cooking, collecting Hummel’s, being an avid Cubs Fan, collecting stamps and crocheting in her spare time. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 100, Lombard, IL 60148.
Visitation Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL 60544 with services to follow at 11:00 AM. Interment at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Darien, IL.