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Sharon L Nelson

April 15, 1941 — September 6, 2021

Sharon L. Nelson, 80, of Appleton, WI, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 6, 2021. Sharon was born in Riceville, Iowa on April 15, 1941, to Leonard and Stella (Jacobson) Larsen.

Since moving to Appleton, Sharon had made many new friends at the senior complex where she lived. She looked forward to their social gatherings every week. Sharon had a love for jigsaw puzzles. There was always one laid out that she would be working on.

Sharon is survived by her brother, Lonny (Sharon) Larsen, of Houston TX, sister-in-law, Sue Larsen, of Apple Valley, MN, children: William (Margo) Nelson Jr., of Lakeville, MN, Sheryl (Jeff) Kraft, of Appleton, WI, James Nelson, of Rogers, MN, and Steven Nelson, of MN, along with 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, a brother David Larsen, and son Michael J Nelson.

A special thank you to St. Paul Elder Care for all the wonderful care and support they gave Mom.

A graveside celebration of life will be held at a later time in Sharon’s home town of Riceville, IA. Please visit to leave the family a condolence. Wichmann Fargo Funeral Homes, Kaukauna, WI.

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