July 23, 1948 - August 30, 2018
Visitation: A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, SD.
Yuriko Nelson, age 70, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 surrounded by her family at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD. A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, SD.
Yuriko was born on July 23, 1948 in Aomori, Japan to Fujio & Chiyo (Iwaasa) Abo. She grew up in Japan before coming to the United States on August 11, 1975. She was united in marriage to Dennis Nelson on August 23, 1975 in Estherville, IA. The couple made their home in Sioux Falls, SD.
Before retiring in 2016, she worked at Norwest Bank, Wells Fargo, and Citibank. She enjoyed riding her tandem bike with Dennis, traveling, learning Spanish and volunteering for the Humane Society. She was also an excellent cook.
Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Dennis; sons, Brian (Karalynn Miller) Nelson, St. Louis, MO and Michael Nelson, Sioux Falls, SD; brother, Tomotaka Abo, Japan; sister, Setsuko Suzuki, Japan; along with numerous other family and friends. www.heritagesfsd.com