March 5, 1936 — May 20, 2019
On May 20, 2019, Emily Nelson passed peacefully, with her family at her side, due to complications after a craniotomy.
Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother, she will be greatly missed by her four daughters and their families: Lisa (Si) Newland and their children, Geo and Spencer; Jana (John) Robertson and their children, Mitchell, Isabelle and Will; Kristina (Carl) Perkins and their children, Emily and Lily; and Britta Nelson (Emeric Hagens).
She will also be missed by her extremely wide fan base of friends that spanned the globe.
Please join us on Aug. 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. for a celebration of life at her beloved Camp Kiwanilong in Warrenton, Oregon. A cookout dinner and campfire are included. Attire is camp casual; stripes, polka dots and red are encouraged, along with extra layers for the cooler evening weather. For more details and information please go to emilynelson.home.blog