Martha J. Nelson

Martha J. Nelson, 100, formerly of Jamestown and Frewsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.

Born in Jamestown February 22, 1913, she was a daughter of Anton and Hilda Greenland Berglund.

She was a 1931 graduate of Jamestown High School, was employed by Bigelow’s Department Store and was also an Avon representative.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church and its Cradle Roll. Other memberships include Home Bureau and the Viking lodge.

She enjoyed playing poker with her friends.

Surviving are two children: Jeffrey Nelson of Jamestown. and Carolyn Kibler of Hudson, N.Y.; five grandchildren: Tammie Donato and Peter Nelson of Jamestown, Jacquelyn Nelson of Ithaca, N.Y., and Daniel and Michael Kibler of Hudson; three great grandchildren: Greta Becker, Adam Donato and Andrew Nelson; and two great-greatgrand-daughters: Olivia and Brooklynn Becker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Nelson, whom she married May 28, 1937, and who died Aug. 22, 1987; and three sisters: Ethel, Gladys and Doris.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Chapel of First Lutheran Church. The Rev. Daniel K. Nagle will officiate.

Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 1-2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church before the funeral service.

Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.

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