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Nerissa J. Nelson

MINNEAPOLIS — Nerissa J. Nelson, of Minneapolis, formerly of Brainerd, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. Preceded in death by mother, Gladys (English) Nelson; brothers, Claude and Taylor Nelson; and sister, Cornelia Bergquist. Survived by loving sister, Shirley Brehmer; several nieces, nephews, other family and many friends, especially Annie. Worked at Prudential Insurance for over 30 years retiring in 1986. Member of Salem Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling, reading, but mostly she enjoyed spending time with family and friends and hanging out with “The Girls.” In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Heiffer International. Service will be Saturday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m. with visitation one hour before at Washburn-McReavy, Crystal Lake Chapel, Penn and Dowling Aves. N.