In Memory of

Shelly A. Nelson

February 11, 1960 - August 29, 2020
From: Gowrie, IA | Originally: Fort Dodge, IA


GOWRIE

Shelly A.  Nelson, 60, died August 29, 2020 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.

  A public visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie. Private family services and burial will be at a later date.

  Shelly is survived by her husband, Randy; children, Emilie (Scott) Jenson of Algona; Trent (Katrina) Nelson of Newton, KS; grandchildren, Hannah; Avery; Amelia; mother, Barbara Campbell of Fort Dodge; siblings, Don Campbell of Fort Dodge; Pat (Jim) Peterson of Gowrie; Linda (Scott) Porter of Fort Dodge; Gary (Randi) Campbell of Hinton; Mike Campbell of Fort Dodge; and nine nieces and nephews; and two great-nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her father, Gary Campbell; in-laws, Duane and Opal Nelson and brother-in-law, Mick Nelson.

   Shelly A. Campbell was born February 11, 1960 in Fort Dodge. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1978. She then attended Buena Vista University and graduated in 1982. She was united in marriage to Randy Nelson on August 7, 1982. Shelly worked for Prairie Valley Schools for over 20 years, Gowrie Public Library for 10 years and was employed at Community Pharmacy as a pharmacy tech. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and American Legion Auxillary Post #431.

  Memorials may be left to the ALS and Alzheimer’s Foundations.

Condolences

Friday, September 4, 2020 at 3:36 PM
“Randy and Family,
It took my breathe away when I read that Shelly had passed away. I went to school with Shelly and although I haven’t seen her very often over the years i have always thought of her as a friend.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Shelly will be missed. ”
- Starliene Burch

Friday, September 4, 2020 at 7:06 AM
“Randy and family,
You are in our thoughts and prayers! Shelly was an amazing person and will be greatly missed.”
- Duane and Alyssa Davis

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6:51 PM
“My sympathy goes out to the nelson and Campbell families. Shelly was such an amazing lady and she is going to be missed by many in little gowrie. ”
- Emily Joyce

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 4:18 PM
“Randy and Family we are so sorry to hear of Shelly’s passing. You in our thoughts and prayers.”
- RON and SHARI Peterson

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 3:26 PM
“My greatest sympathy to all of Shelly’s family. She was my associate for special education for many years, and she was always cheerful, hardworking and great with the students. Not only that- she was a sweetheart. She will be missed.”
- Margery Hobart

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 12:41 PM

Sorry for your family's loss. Thinking of you.”
- DJ & Ted Hall

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 7:19 AM
“I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. May God carry you through. Your family has been in my prayers. I have known Shelly since grade school. RIP friend.”
- Pattie Miller

Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 3:07 AM
“Rest In Peace Shelly. She was such a wonderful and kind lady. She will definitely be sadly missed. My deep condolences ”
- Pamela A Miller

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:25 PM
“I am so very sorry for the familys loss. She loved her family deeply”
- Joyce Rutherford

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 3:35 PM
“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We have so many memories from our old neighborhood. We keep you all in our prayers.”
- Gerald and Mary Thoma

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 11:53 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad and difficult time.”
- Greg and Karen Moe

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10:34 AM
“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.”
- Terry & Laura Ross

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:28 AM
“I am so sorry to hear of Shelly's passing! I remember her well from working together at Prairie Valley!! Shelly was such a sweet lady!
I remember her smile. My sincere thoughts and prayers go out to Randy and all of her family! ”
- Lenore Page

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:09 AM
“I haven't known Shelly for too long. Would see her at pharmacy and when she stopped in the store. Such a sweet person. Enjoyed getting to know you Shelly! You are missed!! God's comfort and blessings to the family.”
- Mary Roper

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:45 AM
“I got to know Shelley in the last few years. I did not know her well but can say she always showed kindness and acceptance to me. Her smile and goodness will be remebered. So for all her family and friends.”
- Mary Field

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:58 AM
“Shelly was the sweetest person I've ever known. I am so shocked at her loss. She is greatly missed. Prayers and God's Peace to the Family.”
- Mary Phillips - Robison

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:34 AM
“Thank you Shelly for all the good memories we have together, both here in Sweden and in Gowrie. May you rest in peace dear friend. / Gunilla & Henric”
- Gunilla Johansson

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:31 PM
“Rest In Peace young lady Rest In Peace ”
- Charlie “tuna” Schnirring

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:24 PM
“So very sorry for your loss! Sending prayers to the whole family! ”
- Mindy DeBaun

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:50 PM
“Randy- We just heard the news, and our deepest condolences to you and your family! Shelly was the sweetest person, and so loved having all the grand- kiddos around.... My fondest memory is her at SEARS...working, and we'd go in and hang around till she got off, so we could all go out. That was many moons ago.......Big hugs to you, and keep you and your family in my prayers...
Deanna & Larry”
- Deanna & Larry Rohrer

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:06 PM
“Your family are in are thoughts and prayers. Please don't hesitate to let us know if you need anything. ”
- Dustin Rupp

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:03 PM
“Very sorry for you loss our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Gary Myers

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:29 PM
“I’m so very sorry Randy. I just can’t imagine what you and your family are going through.. My deepest sympathies..”
- John Hanson

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 3:41 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family.”
- Randy L Reed

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 3:35 PM
“Condolences to the Nelson Family. So sorry for your loss Randy. ”
- Barry Orness

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 3:33 PM
“Our hearts go out to all of the family. Too often people pass shortly after retirement. God must have been short another sweet angel. Her smile and gentle personality will be greatly missed. Prayers to all of you. Denny and Karen McCubbin”
- Karen McCubbin

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 3:16 PM
“My thoughts and prayers are with all of Shelly’s family. I was so sorry to hear of this and I remember fondly all of her volunteer activities when Emily and Ben were in HS. ”
- Sally Frotscher Peterson


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