Eugene Alan Nelson, “Gene”, 63, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at his home. He was born in Racine, May 7, 1953, son of Richard and Jeanette (Nee: Hegeman) Nelson.

Gene graduated from J.I Case High School “Class of 1971”. He was employed by S. C. Johnson at Waxdale for 37 years and was a member of the S.C. Johnson 20 year club. Gene was an avid Packer fan and outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his mother, Jeanette Nelson; siblings, JoAnn, Mary (Ronald), Sue, Richard (Joyce), and Elaine; special friends, Rich and Dave; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard and brothers-in-law, William and Ronald.

Funeral Details For Eugen Nelson

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home, 603 Main St.  The funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Deacon Janice Navarro officiating. Memorials to The American Cancer Society have been suggested.

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