Sunday, June 20, 2010

Happy Father's Day, Dad

Cart Evert Reinhold Nelson (1915-1999)
Rockford East High School.  As picture here in 1933.

Augustana College.  1939.  The first member of his family to graduate from college.

Augustana College Seminary.  1943, and the start of a 38-year ministry that affected so many people in very positive ways.

  • Messiah Lutheran Church.  Auburn, Washington.  1943-1952.
  • First English Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Great Falls, Montana.  1952-1957.
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church.  Warren, Pennsylvania.  1957-1981.

Thanks for the valuable lessons you taught us through your compassionate and benevolent examples.

Love, Paul

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