Patricia L. Nelson, age 78 years and formerly of Waverly, Minn., died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997 in Litchfield Park, Ariz.
She was born in Aberdeen, S.D., March 17, 1919, the daughter of John and Florence Galvin Ankenbrandt.
Patricia was a retired postal employee. She was a faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waverly. In addition, Patricia belonged to the QQ Club, the Waverly Senior Citizens, and to the Montrose Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her husband Elmer Nelson; daughters, Elaine (Jose) Comparan and Cathy (Bob) Seifert, all of Worthington, Dr. Judith (Chuck) Amsden and Sandra (Kaylon) Howard, all of Litchfield Park, Ariz.; son Gerald (Rose Marie) Otterson of Stacy; 22 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild; sisters, Mary Grant of Schaumburg, Ill., Elaine Anderson of Riverside, Calif., Dorothy Meyer and Florence Yurick, both of Minneapolis.
Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia was Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. The Rev. William F. Martin was the celebrant.
Interment followed in Brewster, Minn. at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Friends called at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, Minn. Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. A prayer service was at the funeral home Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.