Lauritz E. “Lefty” Nelson

Lauritz E. “Lefty” Nelson, 85, of 220 Southwestern Drive, formerly of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Jamestown, died at 11:44 p.m. Monday (April 7, 2014), in WCA Hospital.

The husband of the late Joan Rugg Nelson, he was a retired detective of the Jamestown Police Department.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home Saturday.

A complete obituary will appear in the Thursday edition of The Post-Journal.