Dorothy F. Nelsen

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Service Information
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
98684
(360)-892-6060
Obituary

DOROTHY F. NELSEN
March 9, 1920 - April 13, 2011

Our Dearest Dorothy,
This day, April 13th, will always be remembered and quietly kept,
No words are needed, we shall never forget,
For those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day.
Unseen and unheard, but always near,
So loved, so missed, and so very dear.

Dorothy retired from Pacific NW Bell Telephone Company in 1978 with over 30 years of service.
Dorothy enjoyed just being outdoors, whether it was planting flowers, working in her vegetable garden or just spending time with her animals.
Over the past year she treasured all the friendships made at the Cascade Inn in Vancouver, WA, and participating in all of the daily activities, especially BINGO and her nightly routine of RUMMIKUB.
She will be in our hearts forever -
We Love You and God Bless You!
Dorothy leaves behind many dear friends who are like family.
She was preceded in death by, Clarence Nelsen (husband); Melvin and Hilma Fielding (parents); Richard and Paul Fielding (brothers).
A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sat., April 23rd at the Cascade Inn, 11613 SE 7th Street, Vancouver, WA 98683. Her final resting place and graveside burial will at 11:00 a.m. on Mon., April 25th at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, OR 97086.
In lieu of flowers, at Dorothy's request, please make memorial contributions to Community Home, Health and Hospice, 14508 NE 20th Ave., Ste. 201, Vancouver, WA 98686 or Three Rivers Bible Church, 102 Harris Street, Kelso, WA 98626.
Please sign Dorothy's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 17, 2011
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