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Jane E. Nelson (nee Lightner) age 72 and a life resident of Lorain, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at Avon Oaks Nursing Home after a short illness.


Jane was born May 5, 1947 to the late Willard and Mariam (nee Murray) Lightner.  She was a member of the Class of 1965 of Lorain High School.  Throughout her life Jane was a homemaker who loved her family and friends.


Survivors include her daughter Cathy (Albert) Torres, grandsons Brandon Nelson and Chris Hartman, granddaughters Amber (Quinthon) Cambell and Joleen Cole, daughter-in-law Terry Nelson, four great grandchildren, her sister Judy (Dave) Amato, and nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Roger Nelson, son Jim Nelson, great grandson Mason Hartman, sister Geri Gergely, and brothers Tom and Bill Lightner.


At a later date the family will host a Celebration of Life for Jane, Roger and Jim at Lakeview Park, Lorain.


Andras Crematory & Funeral Home, Lorain, entrusted with arrangements.