Tribute to Daniel

You'll remember me when the west wind moves upon the fields of barley... You'll forget the sun in his jealous sky as we walk through fields of gold...


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In Loving Memory


 Daniel Elijah Nelson

1973 - 2006

Daniel was born August 8th 1973 in Nashville, Tennessee to Rick and Libbye Nelson.  Dan was a resident of North Platte, Nebraska and formerly of Nashville. He attended Hillsboro High School where he was involved in theatre and art. He attended Cabrillo Community College in Santa Cruz, California where he majored in literature, art and theatre. Dan's passions were art, landscaping and landscape design. Dan had his own landscaping company in North Platte where he brought his passion to life.

Daniel passed away Sunday June 25th 2006 at the age of 32 near Kearney, Nebraska in an automobile accident.  Survived by his parents, Rick Nelson of North Platte and Libbye Nelson of Nashville; a sister, Corye Nelson of Nashville; and a brother, Aaron (Jennifer) Nelson and family of Knoxville.

Dan had a dedicated relationship with Dianna Deidel of North Platte whom he deeply loved.

His family, friends and loved ones miss Daniel very much!

There were two memorial services for Dan, one in North Platte the other in Nashville prior to being laid to rest at Mount Olivet Cemetery - loved ones and special friends gathered - several of Dan's favorite songs were beautifully sung to celebrate his life.

bulletCousin Shaun's Epitaph to Dan
bulletThe Little Things...
bullet Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

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