Charlotte Nelson

Huron

Charlotte Eileen Nelson, 86, of Huron and formerly of Forestburg, died Monday morning July 15, 2013 at Huron under hospice care.
Funeral services were Friday, July, 19 at the Basham Funeral Home, Woonsocket with Rev. Daniel Domke officiating. Burial was Eventide Cemetery.  Visitation was at the Basham Funeral Home, Thursday.
Charlotte Nelson was born on Aug. 29, 1926 at Ethan to A.W. and Nora (Richards) Baysinger. They lived in Platte then the family moved to Forestburg. She attended school in Forestburg and graduated from the eighth grade. After graduation she worked at Cliff’s Café in Forestburg. In her early 20s she went to work for Armour and Company.
She was married on Nov. 8, 1950 to Karis Sedgewick at Fort Lupton, Colo.  In 1954 she was married to Galen (Bud) Nelson at Roseburg, Ore.
She moved back to South Dakota in 1957 where she owned and operated a fruit market in Huron and later years in Forestburg. She retired in 2002.
She enjoyed watching golf and her favorite player was Phil Mickelson. She also enjoyed listening to the radio, especially Blake Shelton songs. She enjoyed her garden and canning her fruits and vegetables with her sister, working in her melon stand and most of all, she enjoyed her grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, LaVonne (Morris) Brosnan of Black Hawk and Penny (Marlin) Magstadt of Mitchell; one son, Rick (Brenda) Nelson of Huron; two step-sons, Galen (Jan) Nelson and Gordon (Dee) Nelson both of Huron; one sister, Evelyn (Arvid) Olson of Sioux Falls; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, four brothers and four sisters-in-law.

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