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In Memory of

Nelson A. Stark

December 22, 1918 - August 26, 2017

Obituary


Nelson A. Stark, age 98, passed away Saturday, August 26, 1017 at Countryside Care Center in Jackson. He was born December 22, 1918 in Clarence Township the son of Gustave and Minnie (Moss) Stark. He married G. Elaine Stark on April 27, 1946 in Albion and she preceded him in death in 1998. Nelson was also preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters: Irene Shrontz, Frances Burns, Hazel Miller and Ruth Wolford, brother, Benjamin Stark and companion, Meta Gilg in 2008.
He is survived by brother, Lester Stark, many nieces and nephews and close...

Nelson A. Stark, age 98, passed away Saturday, August 26, 1017 at Countryside Care Center in Jackson. He was born December 22, 1918 in Clarence Township the son of Gustave and Minnie (Moss) Stark. He married G. Elaine Stark on April 27, 1946 in Albion and she preceded him in death in 1998. Nelson was also preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters: Irene Shrontz, Frances Burns, Hazel Miller and Ruth Wolford, brother, Benjamin Stark and companion, Meta Gilg in 2008.
He is survived by brother, Lester Stark, many nieces and nephews and close friends.
Nelson served our country in the United States Army in the Medical Corp during WWII. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was employed as a Superintendent with the Calhoun County Road Commission, retiring in 1985 after 47 years of service. He was also a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Nelson enjoyed bowling, square dancing, working and tending to the farm. He was an avid U of M fan as well as a Detroit Tigers fan.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday August 30, 2017 from 10 AM until his Funeral Service at 11 AM at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Dr., Albion with Rev. John Cantele officiating. He will be laid to rest in Riverside cemetery with his beloved wife, Elaine.
Memorial contributions may be made to Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care, 1949 Lansing Ave., Jackson, MI 49201.