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Laura M. Nelson, 96, departed this life on Sunday, June 30th in Stuart Florida. Born June 26th , 1923 in Dayton, Ohio, she was the only child of the late Hobart E. and Rocile E. Andrews (Jones). Laura worked in the Circulation Department of the Fort Wayne Newspapers for 42 years. She was a 50 year member of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne before moving to Florida in 2002. She was a member of Beta Phi Sigma Sorority and Eastern Star.
Laura was an elegant, stylish woman of strong will who lived to cherish her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Judy (Ron-deceased) Mead of Van Wert, Ohio, Bob (Linda) Spuhler of Hudson, Wisconsin, Cherie (Bob-deceased) Mault of Port St. Lucie Florida, Gordon (Becky) Murphy of Fort Wayne and Patricia Murphy of Stuart, Florida. Grandchildren include Leslie Custer, Hank (Beata) Spuhler, Josh Spuhler, Selena (Darko) Stankovic, Andy (Katie) Mault, Gordon T. Murphy and Brad (Brooke) Murphy. Laura was blessed with nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ellis E. Nelson in 1975.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 9th at 10:00 AM at D.O. McComb Pine Valley with the Reverend Ann Pitman officiating. Visitation will be Monday July 8th from 4-8 PM. Graveside service will be at Covington Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town, Nebraska or of donor's choice. To sign the online guestbook please visit,