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Lois Marie Nelson


Fri, May 31st, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Lois Marie Nelson died at the age of 76.

Lois was born November 21, 1936 in Lanesboro, Minn., the daughter of Willie and Bertha Nelson. She was raised and schooled in Lanesboro. Following her graduation from high school, Lois began working for a dentist in the Twin Cities.

One of Lois’ good friends moved to Forada, Minn. and Lois would often come to Forada for visits. While out walking one day Lois hitched a ride with a fellow named John Muzik. On November 5, 1955 Lois and John were united in marriage at the Catholic Church in Lanesboro. The couple made their home on Maple Lake at Forada. They were blessed with three children, Renee, Steve, and Lola.

Lois and John were members of Forada Presbyterian Church until its closure. Lois was a volunteer. She voluteered her time with several different organizations including Lincoln Elementary School, the VFW Post 936 Auxiliary and the coffee shop at Bethany Home.

Lois enjoyed spending time with her friends at coffee. She was also a good card player and loved to play any kind of cards with her friends and family. She liked to play Forada rummy with her grandchildren and looked forward to a game of poker. Lois liked to garden flowers and was an avid book reader. Her family was most important to her; she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Lois also loved traveling back to Lanesboro and visiting her family in that area.

Her parents; one daughter, Renee Muzik; two borthers, James and David Nelson; and two sisters, Jean Bremseth and Margaret Nelson, preceeded her in death.

Lois is survivied by her husband of 57 years, John Muzik of Forada; five grandchildren; five great-grandparents; brother, Robert Nelson and wife, Marlene, of Watford City, ND; and sisters, Mary Mindrum of Lanesboro; Ruth Ostem and husband, Jim, of Lanesboro and Lola Williamson of Rock Falls, Ill.

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