In memory of
Kent L. Nelson
Kent L. Nelson EASTMAN -- Kent L. Nelson, 60, of Eastman passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at the University of Wisconsin Health System, in Madison, Wis., following a brief illness. He was born May 20, 1960, in Whitehall, the son of Archie and Amy (Otterson) Nelson. Kent married Kristen Garson, Oct. 22, 1983, in Blair. Together in partnership with his brothers, Steve and Brian Nelson, Kent owned and operated Nelson Hardwoods in Prairie du Chien. Kent and Kristen began the Nelson Trout and Salmon Farm in 1989. Kent will be dearly missed and remembered for his generosity to others, witty humor, big hugs, and tractor rides. He loved westerns, collecting guns and tractors, and seeing his children succeed in life. Rest in peace to our MacGyver and Papa Kent. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kristen; their son, Levi (Abbie Courter); and daughter, Erica (Paul) Bormann; his brothers, Steve (Karol), Gary (Shiela), Brian (Janet), Lee (Becky) and Eric (Lisa) Nelson; along with his two grandsons, Henry and George. He was preceded in death by his parents. There will be a memorial visitation according to CDC guidelines, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien. The family requests that attendees utilize masks and practice social distancing. If you are not feeling well or are unable to attend, we encourage you to visit www.garrityfuneralhome.com to send a message to Kent's family.
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In memory of
Kent L. Nelson
Kent L. Nelson EASTMAN -- Kent L. Nelson, 60, of Eastman passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at the University of Wisconsin Health System, in Madison, Wis., following a brief illness. He was born May 20, 1960, in Whitehall, the son of Archie and Amy (Otterson) Nelson. Kent married Kristen Garson, Oct. 22, 1983, in Blair. Together in partnership with his brothers, Steve and Brian Nelson, Kent owned and operated Nelson Hardwoods in Prairie du Chien. Kent and Kristen began the Nelson Trout and Salmon Farm in 1989. Kent will be dearly missed and remembered for his generosity to others, witty humor, big hugs, and tractor rides. He loved westerns, collecting guns and tractors, and seeing his children succeed in life. Rest in peace to our MacGyver and Papa Kent. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kristen; their son, Levi (Abbie Courter); and daughter, Erica (Paul) Bormann; his brothers, Steve (Karol), Gary (Shiela), Brian (Janet), Lee (Becky) and Eric (Lisa) Nelson; along with his two grandsons, Henry and George. He was preceded in death by his parents. There will be a memorial visitation according to CDC guidelines, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien. The family requests that attendees utilize masks and practice social distancing. If you are not feeling well or are unable to attend, we encourage you to visit www.garrityfuneralhome.com to send a message to Kent's family.
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Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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