Wanda G. Nelson

March 11, 1947 - December 6, 2012

Wanda G. Nelson, 65, of Central City, Neb., died Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Litzenberg Memorial County Hospital in Central City. Wanda was born on March 11, 1947, in Huntsville, Alabama to Russell and Christine (Baron) Spears. On March 16, 1968, Wanda was united in marriage to Mervyn "Merv" Nelson at Castle Air Force Base in Atwater, California. In 2000, they moved to Jefferson City, Missouri. Wanda retired from Walgreens in 2011; and they then retired to Central City. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Merv of Central City; her son, Dave Nelson of Jefferson City, Missouri; her brother, Donald and Genevieve Spears of Holts Summit, Missouri; three sisters-in-law, Eileen Chader of Hampton, Donna Wilshusen of Hordville, and Kim Case of Jefferson City, Missouri. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel of Solt Funeral Home in Central City, Neb. with Rev. Doug McHargue officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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