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MONSON - David W. Nelson, 62, loving husband of Diana (Simpson) Nelson died Feb. 9, 2003, at C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was born Nov. 22, 1940, in Monson, the son of Frank and Mary (Greenleaf) Nelson. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1980, and from 1980-2001 he was a civilian employee of the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Marine Corps. After his retirement in 2001, he returned to his hometown of Monson. He was a member of the Columbia Doric Lodge No. 149 AF & AM of Greenville and also a member of the American Legion Post No. 0178 of Monson.

He is survived by his loving and caring wife, Diana (Simpson) Nelson of Monson; his mother, Mary (Greenleaf) Nelson of Monson; one son, Robert Nelson and his wife, Linda, of Janesville, Wis.; one daughter, Monica (Nelson) Jasinski and her husband, Jerry of Milwaukee, Wis.; two stepsons, Robert Marchand and his wife, Kristie, of Oneida, N.Y., Calvin Daigle and his fianc‚e, Dawnice, of Glenburn; two stepdaughters, Jana (Daigle) Crossman and her husband, Brian, of Greenville, Charlotte Daigle and her fianc‚, Chris Jobin, of Greenville; a sister, Deborah (Nelson) Ward and her husband, Foster, of Monson; a brother, Douglas Nelson of Yardley, Pa., several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Frank W. Nelson.

A graveside service will be held at the family lot at the Hillside Cemetery in Monson in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Frank Nelson Scholarship Fund, care of Monson Academy Trustees, Monson, ME 04464. Arrangements by McCrory Funeral Home, Greenville.

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