Colleen Harris Nelson

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Contributed, Obituaries

WEST HAVEN - Colleen Harris Nelson, 87, passed away November 25, 2013 at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden.

She was born March 7, 1926 in Hyde Park, Utah to Alton Keith Harris and Uarda Morse.

She married Earl William Nelson on May 25, 1946 in Logan, Utah. They were later sealed for eternity in the Logan Temple January 1954.

She lived in Cache Valley and Weber County and Snow Birded in Yuma, Arizona.

She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Colleenserved faithfully in all her church callings. Colleen and Earl served a mission in San Bernardino.

She loved to sew, cook and travel with her husband and family. She was always looking to serve others, especially her family.

Surviving are her husband Earl, children: Michael Earl (VeLoy) Nelson, David Alton (Ellen) Nelson, Christine Nelson Porter, 16 grandchildren and 31great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Larry Harris.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three younger brothers.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11 am. at the Fair Grove LDS Chapel, 4555 West 4000 South, West Haven. A viewing for family and friends will be held Sunday at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West from 6 to 8 pm. and Monday at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am. prior to services.

Interment, West Haven Cemetery.

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