HARTINGTON — Judi Nelson, 50, Hartington, died July 4, 2012, at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, S.D.
Memorial Services will be July 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cornerstone Church, Vermillion, S.D., with Rev. Devon Davoux officiating.
The Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington, is assisting with arrangements.
Judi was born Aug. 20, 1961, at Denver, Colo., to Orin and Margaret (Maxwell) Jeffries. She spent her early years in the Denver area and graduated from Loveland High School in 1979. She worked as a bank teller, a phone operator at Progressive Insurance, and was a caregiver to special needs people. Judi married Michael Nelson Feb. 14, 2010, at Vermillion. They made their home on a farm east of Hartington.
Judi was a member of the Cornerstone Church,Vermillion.
She liked to garden and spend time with her dog, Daisy Mae. She treasured the time she could spend with her two grandsons, Tyler and Dylan. She was loved by everyone she came into contact with and will be greatly missed.
Judi is survived by her husband, Michael Nelson, Hartington; two children, Anthony Combs and Nicole Combs; two grandsons, Tyler Steffen and Dylan Fitzpatrick; her mother, Margaret Jeffries; a sister and husband, Kathy and Steve Merritt; a nephew, Scott Merritt; and a niece and husband, Michelle and Brent Shypkoski.
She was preceded in death by her father, Orin Jeffries.