August 12, 1932 - December 19, 2014
Visitation: Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. Family will greet visitors from 6 to 8:00 p.m.
Service: Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Canton Lutheran Church
Deloris Ann Lavila Nelson , 82, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at Hudson Care and Rehab Center. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Canton Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. Family will greet visitors from 6 to 8:00 p.m.
Deloris was born August 12, 1932 in Canton, SD to Fritz and Dora (Severson) Behring. She graduated from Canton High School in 1950 and later attended Southern State Teachers College in Springfield. Deloris taught one year and held various office jobs.
She married Lester Nelson January 2, 1953. They made their home in Canton. Through the years, Deloris was a wife, mother, teacher, bookkeeper, factory worker, and antique dealer. In 1974, Deloris and Lester opened Nelson Antiques and Second Hand Store. They operated the store for twenty years, until Lester’s health began to fail. She was a life-long member at both Canton Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary #3164.
Deloris is survived by her children- Lowell (fiancé Lori Tran) Nelson, Canton and Lavila Nelson (Rod Shedenhelm) Sanborn, IA; Lori’s children- Bryce (fiancé Maryn Francis) Tran and Mason Tran; sister, Frances (Tom) Winter, Canton; sisters-in-law- Bonnie Behring, Mesa, AZ and Harriet Behring, Sioux Falls; along with many nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester (2003), brothers- Daniel and Arthur, and sister and brother-in-law, Anna and Paul Kroger.