Obituary Listings

Jerome Lawrance Nelson
There are condolences waiting approval on Jerome's Tribute wall
Obituary for Jerome Lawrance Nelson

Jerome “J.L.” Lawrance Nelson Jr. passed away on May 11, in Ames. J.L. was a loving man and a pillar of strength to those who needed him, continually shown through his fight against cancer over this past year. A Memorial picnic will be held at 4:30 pm Saturday, May 19th at Emma McCarthy Lee Park in Ames. The family invites all who knew him to attend.
J.L. was born September 12, 1960 to Jerome and Bonnie (McDaniel) Nelson in Seattle, WA. He attended school in Ames and graduated from Ames High School in 1978. He was an avid Broncos, Cubs and ISU fan. He loved his family and was head over heels in love with his wife Ann of 36 years.
J.L. is survived by his wife, Ann Nelson of Ames; two sons, Andrew (Sarah) Nelson of St Paul, Minn. and Jess Nelson of Ames; one granddaughter due in September; two brothers, Eric (Leslie Kessler) Nelson of Seattle, WA, Kurt (Teisha Hartle) Nelson of Des Moines, one sister, Liann Nelson of Ocean Shores, Wash., two nieces, Molly (Josh) Brougham, Katherine Simmons and one nephew, Colin (Enelin) Simmons.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Benjamin Nelson.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be addressed to the family. Online condolences may be left at adamssoderstrum.com


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Jerome Lawrance Nelson, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Gathering of Friends

Saturday

19

May

4:30 PM
Emma McCartyhy Lee Park

3200 McCarthy Lee Rd.
Ames, Iowa 50014

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Jerome Lawrance Nelson

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Jerome

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.