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Grace L. Nelson, 85

Grace Lorretta Nelson, age 85, of River Falls, Wis., passed away March 20, at Christian Community Home in Hudson, Wis.

Grace was a Christmas baby, born Dec. 25, 1931, to Tony and Helen Richert of Afton, Minn. She was married to Norman Nelson on the 16th of June, 1956.

Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; daughter, Tammy; brothers, Bill and Leo Richert; and her parents.

Grace is survived by her sons, Patrick (Kathy) Nelson of Waterville, Iowa, and David (Dorothy) Nelson of River Falls; daughter, Heidi (Gordon) Perry of Roberts, Wis.; grandchildren, Michelle (Andy Dundee) Nelson, Jeremy (Julian Miles) Nelson, Erica (Scott Baumann) Nelson, Nick (Kayla Oelkers) Nelson, Jesse (Lexie Schultz) Nelson, Cindy (Ryan Britton) Nelson, Christian Nelson, Shannon Perry, Benjamin Perry, Holly and Tony Bloom, Casey Perry, Tia (Andrew Gardner) Perry and Tyler Perry; great-grandchildren, Gibson, Kinsley, Emma, Brianna, Parker, Owen, Hailey, Mason and Knox; and great-grandbaby Nelson (joyful parents, Jeremy and Julian) expected in late July; brothers, Loren and Andy Richert; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Richert, Carol Richert, Cheryl Richert, and Bonnie P. Grace is further survived by many other family members and friends.

Services are pending at this time. Information will be posted on the funeral home website when available.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Service of River Falls is assisting the family.