LeMoine Arthur Nelson, 91, of Independence, died Monday, August 30, 2021, at his home. LeMoine was born May 31, 1930, to Arthur and Mae (Kolve) Nelson. He married Delores Christianson and to this union four children were born, Ronald, Gary, Sherrie and Lori. He entered the army during the Korean War and was stationed in Colorado and served as a medic. He worked at Whitehall Packing for many years as a cattle buyer, at the Howell Company in St. Charles, Ill., farmed and worked at the Trempealeau County Health Care Center prior to retirement. He loved elk hunting in Montana and fishing in Canada. LeMoine is survived by three children, Gary of New Auburn, Sherrie (Tom) Loewenhagen and Lori (Bill) Brandenburg both of Independnence; brother, Jimmy (Judy) Nelson of Gilmanton; nine grandchildren, Jon Loewenhagen of Independence, Billie Jo (Brent) Koxlien of Taylor, Frieda Nelson of Independence, Dean Nelson of Mondovi, Paul (Megan) Nelson of Whitehall, Mike Brandenburg of Independence, Cheryl Brandenburg of Baltimore, Md., Jared (Tonya) Brandenburg of Downing, Wis., and Tyler Brandenburg of Independence; 12 great-grandchildren, Sadie (Travis) Jimenez of Monticello, Minn., Cheyenne (fiancé, Christopher Hahn) Lowenhagen, Anika (friend, Gary) Koxlien of Minneapolis, Minn., Gunar and Colton Koxlien, both of Taylor, Matthew and McKenzie Brandenburg, both of Blair, Trinnity and Jaxon Brandenburg, both of Eau Claire, Lincoln and McKinnley Brandenburg of Downing and Emberlyn Nelson of Whitehall. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ronald Nelson; brothers, Lloyd and Larry Nelson; sister, Donnah Severson and brother-in-law, Jack Severson. Celebration of Life will be held October 23, 2021, at Leebo’s Bar and Grill, Gilmanton from 1p.m. until ? Military rites, by Forrest-Gunderson-Klevgard American Legion Post 264, will be held at 1:30 p.m.
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