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Joseph "Joe" Steven Nelson

September 7, 1958 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 62)


Joseph “Joe” Steven Nelson age 62 of Keosauqua, formerly of Fairfield passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020, at his home.

Celebration of Life Gathering will be 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Fairfield Senior Citizen Site.

Memorials may be made to the family and mailed to Joyce Calhoun, 101 Washington Street, Batavia, Iowa 52533.

Joe was born September 7, 1958, in Iowa City to John and JoAnn (Lundquist) Nelson Jr. 

Joe was employed at Dexter Company from 1976 until his injury in 1997.  He was an awesome base guitar player, playing in different bands. Joe loved all music and enjoyed watching Gunsmoke. He was a member and door greeter for FCOC in Fairfield. Joe loved the Lord.

Joe will be missed by his siblings, Joyce Calhoun of Batavia, James “Jim” Nelson of Fairfield, Janeen (Pete) Gardner of Belmond, Iowa, Jana Heckethorn and Jeffrey Nelson both of Fairfield; several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and JoAnn; grandparents; sister-in-law, Cheryl Nelson; and several nieces & nephews.


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Celebration of Life Gathering
May 15, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fairfield Senior Citizen Site
209 South Court
Fairfield, IA 52556
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