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Carl Nelson Sr. FB#1500

 


MikeFB2764  (D 17025)

Jan 3, 2010, 1:41 PM
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Carl Nelson Sr., father of Carl Nelson (FB #1) and Roger Nelson (FB#2), passed away yesterday (1/2/2010).

I met Carl back at Skydive Sandwich in the 80's when he and his wife, Pat, ran a little deli on the DZ. He was a great guy who always made time for you.

Thanks for the memories. Blue Skies.


captain1976  (D 7183)

Jan 3, 2010, 2:48 PM
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He's the one who brought Carl and his brother out to Camp Lake Wisconsin for their first jump. Must have been tough to loose 2 boys.


(This post was edited by captain1976 on Jan 3, 2010, 2:49 PM)


Gene03

Jan 3, 2010, 7:33 PM
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My condolences to Pat, Carleen, Melissa and Rook.

Blue Skies Pops.


warpedskydiver  (Student)

Jan 4, 2010, 6:26 AM
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Oh geez Pops is gone!Unsure

He was one hell of a good guy and a warrior.

He was there on D-Day and served with valor.

He will be missed.

I hope Ma is OK

My condolences to Matthew and Melissa, Carleen
Jeanie and the rest of the Nelson clan.

I will tell Dana, he will attend the services in our stead.

Where they going to be held? AZ?

Do you guys want a Military Honor Guard?


(This post was edited by warpedskydiver on Jan 4, 2010, 6:32 AM)


MikeFB2764  (D 17025)

Jan 4, 2010, 7:40 AM
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I haven't heard any specific details on the services yet. I did read that there was going to be a memorial service and ash dive at Skydive Chicago later this year.

I will post details as they become available.

-Mike


jumpwally  (D License)

Jan 5, 2010, 9:56 AM
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He was an awesome guy, he was my neighbor for 20+ years.....

BSBD Carl !!!!!Unimpressed


warpedskydiver  (Student)

Jan 5, 2010, 8:07 PM
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The one good thing is he gets to be with his sons now and also all those he served with who passed during the war.

He will have many friends welcoming him.

Currahee Carl!


jumpwally  (D License)

Jan 20, 2010, 6:46 AM
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any more news on the dates ? I checked the website, nothing ...Frown


MikeFB2764  (D 17025)

Jan 20, 2010, 7:22 AM
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No, I havent heard of anything. I will see what I can find out, but I would imagine that it will be late spring early summer.


smooth  (D License)

Jan 20, 2010, 8:36 AM
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Thanks for letting us know Mike. My sincere condolences to the Nelson family.


kallend  (D 23151)

Jan 30, 2010, 7:00 AM
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In reply to:
No, I havent heard of anything. I will see what I can find out, but I would imagine that it will be late spring early summer.

Thanks, Mike.


Gene03

Apr 18, 2010, 1:20 PM
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Anybody heard a confirmed date yet?


Gene03

Apr 18, 2010, 2:43 PM
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Rooks' aunt is handling the details.

Colleen Jones at her Facebook page.


Gene03

Apr 18, 2010, 3:08 PM
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22MAY2010 at SDC.


jumpwally  (D License)

May 17, 2010, 6:18 AM
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Any updates ? Still on ? anyone know the time ? website has no info,,,,Thanks to all


Gene03

May 17, 2010, 8:10 AM
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1 oclock in the afternoon at SkyDive Chicago on the 22nd of May.


MikeFB2764  (D 17025)

May 24, 2010, 6:19 AM
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Yesterday, we said goodbye to our friend Carl Sr. The memorial service was held at Skydive Chicago, followed by an ash jump over the DZ.

Here are some photos of the service:

http://www.flickr.com/...s/72157624122827934/

Mike


jumpwally  (D License)

May 24, 2010, 6:28 AM
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I was there and it was a very nice service, pics look great. Are you going to post any pics from the dive itself ? Looked awesome from the ground.....thanks


MikeFB2764  (D 17025)

May 24, 2010, 6:31 AM
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Unfortunately, I was not on the jump, so I dont have any photos. Hopefully some will be posted soon.


Gene03

May 24, 2010, 7:19 AM
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Thanks Mike,

It was a beautiful afternoon to say, "until we meet again".


jumpwally  (D License)

May 25, 2010, 7:17 AM
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Yes,,but maybe you can "nudge" someone out there,,WinkTongueThanks



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