Mrs. Georgia Dawn Nelson, Age 87 of Newaygo, died Friday, September 9, 2011 in Fremont. She was born Georgia Dawn Cordts in White Cloud, Michigan the daughter of Martha (Horath) and George Cordts on February 27, 1924. She married Hazen Nelson October 8, 1948 in Fremont and he preceded her in death on January 21, 1994. She was a Women’s Army Air Corp veteran serving from May 11, 1944 to December 17, 1945 when she was discharged as a Corporal. She was a nurse for Dr. Pedelty in Newaygo until her retirement. She is survived by her son Steve Nelson of Newaygo, her grandchildren Melissa & Carlo Zarcone of Spring Hill, FL; Kathryn & Jesse Lee of Navarre, FL; Chad Nelson of Jacksonville, IL; 7 great grandchildren; her step daughter Lynn & Russ Meengs of Ferrysburg, her sisters Marie & Ben Sovinski of Fremont, Martha Waters of Fremont, her brother George & Lucy Cordts of Fremont, several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the McKinley Funeral Home Newaygo Chapel, on Friday, September 16 from 6 to 8 PM. For memorials please consider donating to help with funeral expenses.
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