NORTH PLATTE, Neb. - Dean M. Nelson, 66, of North Platte, Neb., formerly of New Ulm, died Jan. 17, 2014, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.
He was born on July 3, 1947, in St. Peter, to Alvin and Erna (Meyer) Nelson. He grew up on a farm in Bernadotte. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, of North Platte; stepsons, Conan Hickey and James Hickey, both of Minneapolis; several children from previous marriages; a sister, Gloria Swanson, of Stratton; a brother, Gene Nelson, of Mankato, and several grandchildren.
Services will take place a later date. Adams and Swanson Funeral Home in North Platte is in charge of arrangements.