Ronald A. Nelson, 83, of Aloha, Oregon, formerly of Sheyenne, ND, passed away on Jan. 10, 2018.
Ronald A. Nelson, 83, of Aloha, Oregon, formerly of Sheyenne, ND, passed away on Jan. 10, 2018. A celebration of life will be held on Jan. 21 at his home in Aloha, Oregon. Ronald, son of Emil and Mae (Belcher) Nelson of Sheyenne was born on Dec. 22, 1934, in rural Benson County. He graduated from Oberon High School in 1952. He enlisted in the US Army where he served two years in Alaska. On April 1, 1962, he was united in marriage to Bonnie Garrett. This union was blessed with two daughters. Following Bonnie’s death, he later married Judy Hartbeck. Ronald worked for the oil business with several oil companies during his career. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Ron is survived by his daughter, Cyndie (Dave) Sorenson of Hillsboro, Oregon; daughter, Debi (John) and their four children, Cameron, Dallas, Keandra, Trinity of Aloha, Oregon. He is also survived by his brothers, Duane Nelson of Devils Lake, ND, Roger (Debbie) Nelson of Little Falls, MN; and sister, Marjorie (Eugene) Dick of Cando, ND.