Inez Victoria Nelson died on Aug. 10, 2010 in Gresham, Ore. She was born on May 18, 1917 in Braham, Minn.
She attended Braham High School in Braham, Minn. and the Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis.
Inez moved to Juneau in 1961 with her family. She worked as a nurse at St. Ann's Hospital for a period of time, and also as a bookkeeper for the Department of Transportation on Douglas Island. She left Juneau in 1967.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, John, who died in 2007.
She is survived by her four children, William D. Nelson, Dwight "Jack" Nelson, Marilynn J. Allen and John W. Nelson; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 at Mt. Scott Church of God in Portland, Ore.