Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: California: Marin County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: SHIPPY/NELSON d./burial location
Posted by: Catherine Gowdy (ID *****2325) Date: September 16, 2008 at 13:33:56
In Reply to: SHIPPY/NELSON d./burial location by Judith Zervas of 245

Marin Journal
Thursday, January 8, 1942
Page 1

Pioneer Hotel Man Ends Life
Edgar B. Nelson, of Olema, Gives Up Fight Against Ill-Health

After years of ill health, Edgar B. Nelson, part owner of the Olema Hotel, ended his life on Wednesday afternoon, by shooting himself through the head, using a 38-caliber revolver. He was found by his wife, and other members of the family, slumped on a bench back of the hotel, which the family has operated for many years.

He was 75 years of age, and born at Olema, where his father operated the hotel. He leaves his wife, Valerie Nelson; brother, Walter Nelson, and sister, Lidia Nelson.

Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Keaton Mortuary, San Rafael, under auspices of Marin Lodge, 191, F.&A.M. of San Rafael of which the deceased was a member.

The body will be taken to Santa Rosa for inurnment at the Chapel of the Chimes. For many years during his early life Mr. Nelson operated a stage line between San Rafael and Olema.

Notify Administrator about this message?

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network