GOLDFIELD – Earl D. Nelson (Doug), age 89, died Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 221 S. Jackson Ave. Eagle Grove, IA. Father Nils Hernandez will be officiating. A family burial will take place at the Goldfield Cemetery with Military honors presented by the Goldfield American Legion. A visitation will take place Thursday, April 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. A rosary will begin at 3:45p.m. Visitation will continue on one hour prior to the service on Friday. Those wishing to express their sympathies in memorials may direct them to the family, 123 Country Club Drive. Belmond, IA 50421.

Doug is survived by his wife Millie Nelson (Belmond, IA); children Kathleen Nelson (Belmond, IA), Michael (Kaaren) Nelson (Bettendorf, IA), Susan (Dan) Girard (Belmond, IA), Thomas (Rick Goodhead) Nelson (Tulsa, OK), Geoffrey (Barb) Nelson (Bettendorf, IA), Gregory (Cathy) Nelson (Davenport, IA), Scott (Monica) Nelson (Davenport, IA); Doug had numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents Earl H and Ethel Mae; brother Marshall Nelson and wife Lucille; sister Pauline Graves and husband Bud.

Andrews Funeral Home Belmond, Iowa 641-444-4474