Glen Nelson Obituary

Glen  Jensen Nelson
Glen Jensen Nelson

April 30, 1927 - May 15, 2017
Born in Salt Lake City, UT
Resided in Mantua, UT
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Glen J. Nelson

Glen Jensen Nelson, our husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather brother and friend, 90 passed away of natural causes on Monday, May 15, 2017 peacefully at his home with family by his side.
Glen was born on April 30, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah a son of Ida Margaret Jensen and Arnold M. "Ben" Nelson.
He attended Box Elder High School and graduated in 1945.
He served his country in WWII in the Navy. One of his greatest joys was sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco after the war was over.
Glen married Violet "Joyce" Hansen on April 2, 1947. From this marriage came four sons and one daughter. After they divorced he married Opal Roberts on February 14, 1989.
Glen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings.
He worked and retired from the Defense Depot in Ogden Utah. He also spent most of his leisure time doing farm work. Digging fence post- holes while he was resting.
Surviving are his wife Opal; children: Michael G. (Karole) Nelson; Terry G. (Karen) Nelson; Dennis A. (Brenda) Nelson; Reed A. (Kim) Nelson; and Laura (Mark) Spencer; step-children: Wayne (JeNae) Roberts, Brent (Ruth) Roberts, Kevin (Dawn) Roberts, Sheldon (Laurie) Roberts, and Denise (Blake) Swensen and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Dallas Christian and Darwin Arnold, also grandchildren: Stephen Nelson and Shawna Nelson Wagstaff and step children Clinton and Chad Roberts
Funeral services will be held at the Mantua 1st Ward Chapel, 237 S. Willard Peak Road, Mantua, Utah, on May 20, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.
Viewings will be on Friday, May 19 at Myers Mortuary from 6:00-8:00 PM and on May 20, 2017 10:00 – 10:45 A.M. at the Mantua Church
Interment will be in the Mantua Cemetery.
Special thanks to Rocky Mountain Hospice Care.




Myers Mortuary - Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
May 19, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
May 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Mantua 1st Ward Chapel
237 South Willard Peak Rd.
Mantua, UT US 84324
May 20, 2017
11:00 AM
Mantua Cemetery
350 West Center Street
Mantua, UT US 84324
May 20, 2017