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Alvin Henry Nelson

October 18, 1936 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 83)


Alvin Henry Nelson, 83, was born October 18, 1936 in Worland, Wyoming and passed away March 6, 2020 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Alvin graduated from Manderson, Wyoming High School in 1954.  On February 27, 1964 married Carolyn Patras.  He served in the Wyoming Army National Guard based out of Worland. He ultimately spent most of his working life as a farmer and rancher in the Big Horn Basin.

Alvin enjoyed playing sports, particularly basketball and carried the enjoyment over to following the Wyoming Cowgirls and East High athletics.  He especially enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports, following them throughout the state and cross the country.

Alvin was preceded in death by brothers, Len, Elmer and Bud Nelson and sister, Dora Sinn.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Carolyn; sisters, Sally Maurer, Bert Seaman and Aggie Webb; brother-in-law, Tom (Cyndi) Patras; sons, Len (Sara), Mike (Jerri) and Don (Molly) Nelson; daughter, Fawn (Dave) Bartlett; grandchildren, Amanda, Michael, Morgan, Elizabeth, Michaela, Lindsey, Tevis, Gunner and Keagan; and great-grandchildren, Brayden and Grayson.

Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

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