Jacob A. Nelson

February 16, 1996 - March 04, 2017

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Jacob A. Nelson, 21, of Lockridge passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017, as a result of injuries from a vehicle accident.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Lockridge School with Rev. Gloria Friedrich officiating. Burial will be in the New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery rural Lockridge. Friends may call after noon on Friday at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorials may be directed to Midwest Old Threshers Association in his memory. Following the service at the cemetery, the family will greet friends for a time of food and fellowship on the grounds of Midwest Old Threshers.

Jacob was born on February 16, 1996, in Iowa City the son of Rob and Tammy Geary Nelson. He graduated from Fairfield High School in the class of 2014. He enjoyed life to the fullest working hard and playing hard. He spent many hours at Midwest Old Threshers doing all kinds of different things and volunteered on the Lockridge Fire and Rescue Department. He worked alongside of his father and brother with Nelson Rebar Inc of Lockridge. He was a member of the Union Iron Workers Local 89. Jacob was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting.

Jacob is survived by his parents; Rob and Tammy Nelson of Lockridge his brother Kyle (Briana Beal) Nelson of Richland and his sister Amanda (Jeff) Althaus of Denver, Colorado; his maternal grandparents Roy and Gloria Geary of Springhill, Florida; along with many uncles and aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews; a lifelong family friend Brandon Rauscher; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Larry and Inez Nelson.





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