ROBERT A. MAY
Robert "Bob" Arthur Nelson, age 87 and a resident of Elyria, passed away
Tuesday, June 16, 2021 at Mercy New Life Hospice after a long illness.
Robert resided in Elyria for the past 47 years and had previously resided in
Lorain and Ludington, Michigan.
Bob was born August 8, 1933 in Free Soil, Michigan to the late Ernest E. and
Bernadine (nee Jaeckel) Nelson. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company
where he had been employed for 30 years, retiring as an inspector. Bob was
also a licensed fishing charter captain who operated his business "Limit Out
Charters" for over 30 years and worked the last few years for Erie Sun
before permanently retiring several years ago. He loved fishing, hunting,
gardening, archery, bowling, but most importantly he loved his family.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years Janet Lynne (nee Hauck) Nelson, whom
he married July 1, 1974, son and daughter-in-law Robert A. and Gail Nelson
of New London, and daughter and son-in-law Tana L. and Gary Norris of
Rainbow City, Alabama.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his sons Richard
"Rick" Nelson and Ronald Nelson, and sisters Joanne Niemiec, Earnestine
Wright and Rita Garten.
No services are planned and arrangements were entrusted to the Andras
Crematory & Funeral Home, Lorain.