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John “ Jack”

John “ Jack” Nelson

Palos Park

John Gilbert Nelson, age 93 years, resident of Palos Park, IL.  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Army Veteran. Beloved husband of Dolores nee Dziver; loving father of Valerie Nelson Litchfield, Gary ( Sharon) and Ron ( Julie) Nelson. Cherished grandfather of John Litchfield (Joseph Olszewski), Michael (Caroline) Litchfield, Anne (Fidel) Calderon, Sam (Natalie) Nelson, Madeline, Maddox and Sydney Nelson. Proud great-grandfather of 6.; devoted son of the late Andrew and Lydia nee Arvidsson Nelson; dearest brother of the late Erling (the late Betty) Nelson; kind uncle of Kurt (Beverly) Nelson, Jacqueline (Mark) King and the late Sandra (Phil) Azzarello.  40 plus year member with the Elevator Constructors Local #2,  member of the Elks Lodge #1596 and the Sacred Heart Fun Club.
In lieu of flowers contributions to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be appreciated or visit www.stjude.org
Family and Friends will gather for visitation on Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Funeral Monday 9:15 a.m. prayers  at the Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home 11028 Southwest Hwy. Palos Hills, IL 60465 to Sacred Heart Church, Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
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Visitation

Sunday, June 9, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11028 SW Hwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465

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Funeral prayers

Monday, June 10, 2024

9:15 - 9:30 am (Central time)

Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11028 SW Hwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465

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Mass

Monday, June 10, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Interment

Monday, June 10, 2024

11:30am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum

6001 W 111th St, Alsip, IL 60803

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