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Richard Nelson

July 30, 1964 — April 22, 2020

Richard Nelson

Richard Scott Nelson, 55, of Baroda passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at his home.

A private family gathering was held and a celebration of life will be held later this summer.  Online condolences accepted at

Scott was born July 30, 1964 in St. Joseph, Michigan the son of Richard “Dick” Lee and Diane (Haase) Nelson.  Scott married Elizabeth Ann DeFreez on August 27, 2008, he loved reading and working on motorcycles, but most of all watching Vaughn grow up.

Survivors include his wife Elizabeth; son: Vaughn Scott Nelson; siblings: Susan (Hans)   Van den Heuvel and Steve Nelson; his mother: Diane Keltner; four nieces and nephews: Justin (Cortney) McNitt, Ashley Rabbers, Lance (Bree) Nelson and Lucas Nelson.

Scott was also preceded in death by his father: Dick Nelson; sister: Cindy Nelson and  step father: Jim Keltner

Arrangements entrusted to Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow   Highway,  Bridgman. 269-465-3239

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