Nelson R. Burks

Dec 7, 2012 Staff

Nelson R. Burks died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 89 years old.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. Burial will be at a later date in Texas.

Nelson Ross Burks was born Aug. 1, 1923, in Baird, Texas.

He was a Navy WWII veteran, serving in the South Pacific. He was honorably discharged in 1946.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Joan Burks; daughter Sherry McLennon and her husband Bob of Lander; grandson Robert McLennon and his wife Debbie of Grand Forks, N.D.; granddaughter Joanna Booth and her husband Dale of Livingston, Mont.; great-grandson Dalton; great-granddaughter Kodie Jo, of Livingston, Mont.

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