John Herbert “Herb” Nelson, 85

John Herbert “Herb” Nelson, 85, of State Center, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at State Center Nursing and Rehab Center with his loving family by his side.

Funeral services for “Herb” will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Joan Swander officiating. Public visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home West Marshall Chapel in State Center. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, July 24 at St. Paul Lutheran Church from 11:30 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed in “Herb’s” name to his family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit or call 641-844-1234.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Margaret; children: Mike (Chris) Riemenschneider, Ray (Lyn) Nelson, Kay (Ken) Stewart, Rick (Gail) Riemenschneider, John (Marie) Nelson, Scott (Kari) Riemenschneider and Ron Nelson; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.