February 26, 1962 – April 6, 2019
Born in Holdrege, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE

Dennis Leslie Nelson

Dennis Leslie Nelson, 81, Lincoln, passed away April 6, 2019. Born September 21, 1937 in Holdrege, NE. U.S. Army Veteran. Ret. Building Superintendent for Lincoln Public Schools.

Dennis was a member of the Southview Christian Church and American Legion Post #3.

Family members include his wife Elenor; daughters and sons-in-law Carla and Steve Holloway; Diane and Tom Pluhacek, grandchildren , Robin Holloway, Kelli Holloway, Camryn Nelson, Matthew (Brenna) Pluhacek, and Erin Pluhacek all of Lincoln; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Bob and Norma Johnson, Lincoln, Jerry and Eileen Jurgensen, Gibbon, and John Miller, Hickman; several nieces and nephews; special friends Bob and Judy Kirkpatrick, Aurora. Preceded in death by his son Mark Nelson; parents-in-law Carl and Irene Scheierman; sister-in-law Donna Miller.

Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday (4-11-19) Southview Christian Church, 2040 South 22nd Street with Pastor Kerry O’Bryant officiating.

Memorials to the family for future designation.

Visitation from 2-8 pm Wednesday with family greeting friends from 6-8 pm at Roper and Sons, 4300 ‘O’ Street.


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