Andrew James “Andy” Nelson, 39, of 5272 Chaison 23.5 Road, Gladstone, passed away Wednesday May 30, 2018 at home.
Andy was born November 25, 1978 in Escanaba the son of Randy and Shirley (Young) Nelson. He was raised in Gladstone where he was a 1997 graduate of Gladstone High School. Andy worked in the logging business with his dad in Gladstone. He was united in marriage to the former Kendelle Lucas on June 2, 2012.
Andy was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wells. He was a very talented musician, loved writing music and playing numerous instruments. He also enjoyed camping, hunting and bowling.
In addition to his wife Kendelle, survivors include;
Parents: Randy and Shirley Nelson of Gladstone
Daughter: Sydnee Drew-Ann Nelson of Gladstone
Son: Trevor Goodchild of Gladstone
Sister: Brandi Nelson of Gladstone
Niece and nephew: PaulieAnna and Parker Nelson of Gladstone
Mother/Father-in-law: Patty and Bernard Kleikamp of Perronville
Brothers-in-law: Evan (Ashley) Bergstrom of Bark River, Aaron Kleikamp and Emmitt Kleikamp both of Perronville.
Maternal grandparents, Ed and Orsley Young and paternal grandparents, Bert and June Nelson preceded Andy in death.
Andy’s family will receive friends on Wednesday June 6, 2018 from 3:30 to 6:30 pm e.s.t. at the Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wells. Services celebrating the life of Andrew James Nelson will follow at 6:30 pm e.s.t. with Pastor Al Schubert officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Our Savior Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the family.