2014-02-20 / Obituaries

Charles J. Nelson

ALOHA, Ore. – Charles J. Nelson, 86, of Aloha, Ore. and Phoenix, Ariz., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Charles was born in Chicago, Ill., he lived and taught for a time in Manistique and Escanaba, Mich., areas.

In the mid 50s his first teaching job was at the old Cooks School. He was able to renew old acquaintances at the Cook’s all-school reunion several years ago among his students and fellow teachers.

In 1956 he married the former Arlene Jeziorski of Buffalo, N.Y.

He is survived by his wife Arlene; four children, Charles of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Lori (Marty) Killen, Curt, and Christopher all of Aloha; three grandchildren, Cassie, Julia, and Matthew; and sister, Doris Johnson of Manistique.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Jenny (nee Lundquist) Nelson; and granddaughter, Anna.

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