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Douglas "Doug" G. Nelson

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Douglas "Doug" G. Nelson, 61, of Superior, passed away on Monday July 28, 2014 at Solvay Hospice House.

Doug was born on Oct. 18, 1952 in Superior to George and Patricia Nelson. He grew up in Pattison Park and graduated from Superior Senior High School in 1970. He then attended Superior Technical Institution, where he received two diplomas; one in Drafting-Mechanical and the other in Machine Tool Operations in 1972. He worked for Georgia Pacific Hardboard Plant for over 20 years until it closed in 2001. He later worked for UWS in the Food Service Department. Doug had a passion for Duluth-Superior history. He also enjoyed baseball, his favorite team being the Minnesota Twins. He was hardworking, intelligent, and loyal. He will be forever loved and missed.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Patricia and his sister Cathy.

Doug is survived by his son Corey Nelson-Hughes; his daughter Kendra (Justin) St. Germaine; grandchildren, Ariana, Brendan and Keeley; sister, Joyce Nelson; nephews, Matthew Patterson and Timothy Nakos; as well as many extended family members and friends.

The family would like to thank the staff at Solvay Hospice House for the wonderful and loving care given to Doug.

Services will not be held at Douglas request.

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