Nyla Nelson

LEEDS Nyla Nelsen, 87, Leeds, formerly of York, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in a Rugby nursing home.

She was born Dec. 16, 1926, to Albert and Venla Newman, in Cando. She married George Nelsen Jr. on July 8, 1949, in Cando.

Survivors: sons, Arlen, Glendale, Ariz., Doran and Kevin, both Surrey, Clarence and Rob, both Leeds; daughters, Georgine Blegen, York, Florine Seil, Rugby; 32 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and brother, Wayne, Cando.

Funeral: Wednesday, 11 a.m., Leeds Lutheran Church, Leeds.

Burial: IOOF Cemetery, Cando, later in the spring.

Visitation: Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m., in Nelson Funeral Home, Leeds.

Prayer service and sharing of memories: Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the the funeral home.