Nelse Addison Jr. (Veteran)

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Mr. Nelse Addison Jr., age 87 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the Jefferson City Manor Care Center. Nelse was born April 9, 1924, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Nelse Sr. and Elsie Addison. He was married on November 6, 1943, in Orlando, Fla., to Helen L. "Honey" Thurston, who preceded him in death on October 29, 1999. A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Nelse was a 1942 graduate of Jefferson City High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the Philippines and Japan. Nelse was employed with Missouri Power and Light and later Ameren for over 43 years. He was a member of the United Sportsman's Club. Survivors include: one daughter, Susan Hope Greco of San Francisco, Calif.; one sister, Rosemary Nixon of St. Louis, Mo.; and one sister-in-law, Bette Scott of Jefferson City, Mo. A private family memorial service will be conducted. Private interment will be at Riverview Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorials contributions to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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