Mary Nelsen

WILLISTON Mary Nelsen, 86, Williston, formerly of McKenzie County, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in a Williston nursing home.

She was born Oct. 5, 1926, to Axel and Mabel Wahlstrom, in McKenzie County. She married Harry Nelsen on Nov. 13, 1945, in Sidney, Mont.

Survivors: daughters, Cynthia Lee, Lonsdale, Minn., Beverly Forthun, of McKenzie County; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Anna Remsburg, Williston; and brother, John, Williston.

Funeral: Saturday, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Williston.

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Williston.

Visitation: Today, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.