Bruce Nelson

Bruce Nelson, 55, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 15, 2017 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 20, at Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in Newell Cemetery.

Bruce M. Nelson was born Jan. 19, 1962 in Iowa City the son of Bill and Adeline (Kruckenburg) Nelson.

Growing up, he attended school in Newell where he graduated from Newell Providence.

Bruce was the father of three daughters.

Bruce enjoyed being outdoors, especially boating, golfing and fishing. He was an avid fisherman and loved the Iowa Hawkeyes. In his spare time, he loved antiquing. Bruce was proud to help others as a drug and alcohol counselor at Jackson Recovery. He had the ability to make others laugh and had a great sense of humor. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Kurstin (Brittney) Pierce of Sioux City; sisters: Lois (Allan) Todd of Holstein; Cynthia (Bradley) Pedersen of Alta; sister-in-law, Sylvia (Lynn) Krogstad of Newell; special friend, Jackie Yearous; nieces; nephews; cousins; extended family and many friends.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, John Nelson.