We received news that Pastor Darrel C. Nelson, 91, passed away on Wednesday, November 6th, Naples, Florida. Darrel was born September 24, 1928, in Wheaton, Minnesota. He was united in marriage to Marlys Olstad on August 19, 1951. They were blessed with 2 children. Darrel graduated from Augustana Theological Seminary, Rock Island, Illinois in 1956.
Pastor Darrel served in Adair, Earlham, Shenandoah, and Northboro in Iowa. He also served congregations in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. He retired and moved to Naples, FL in 1990.
A memorial service was held November 18th at Fuller Funeral Home in Naples. Darrel's remains will be interred at St. Joseph's Church cemetery, Rosholt, SD. He is survived by his wife Marlys, son Kevin, daughter Dee Ann, grandson Mason, brothers Wayne and Lyle, and sister Joy.