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Lavon J. Nielson

September 1, 1941 — May 3, 2020

Lavon J. "Bonnie" Nielsen, age 78 of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. 

Bonnie was born September 1, 1941 to Orland and Mary Schneider in Casselton, North Dakota. She attended school and graduated from Lincoln High in Casselton in 1959. On June 2, 1960 she was united in marriage to Joseph Nielson in Casselton. 

She is survived by one sister, Sylvia (James) Stalboerger of Fargo, North Dakota; one brother, Orland Schneider Junior of Fargo, North Dakota; one daughter, Kim (Lloyd) Nelson of Forsyth, Montana; one son, Joseph Nielson of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; five grandchildren, Craig (Courtney) Nelson, Ashley Nelson of Billings, Montana, Gabriel Nelson of Denver, Colorado, Reece Nelson of Forsyth, Montana, Alex Nielson of Frazee, Minnesota and one great granddaughter, Teagan Nelson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph and her parents.

A Private Family Burial will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Detroit Lakes. 

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