June 21, 1960 – April 28, 2015
Marcy Bee Nelson passed away peacefully on a beautiful sunny afternoon, April 28. Our dear sister was born June 21, 1960, and came into this world as a Down
syndrome baby. She grew up playing with our children and through the years, their children. We were all blessed to experience Marcy’s love and joy of life.
At age 26 she entered Holly Community Services where she excelled at many jobs. Marcy really loved working at the college cafeteria, especially enjoying the desserts! She went to SPIN (Special People In Need) dances, movies, parties … you name the activity, she was always ready.
Marcy enjoyed many interests and hobbies which included singing Karaoke, teaching sign language to others and participating in Special Olympics. She also loved animals, especially cats, and would listen for hours to country music. She even took a trip to Branson, MO to attend several shows. Other vacations included Butchart Gardens, Hawaii and Disneyland.
Marcy is preceded in death by her parents, Ragner and Anna Nelson and
brother Lee Nelson. Surviving are brother Don (Shirley) Nelson, sisters Dee (Dean) Hickey, Peggy VanIeperen, Patty (Frank) Schneider and Terry (Dan) Speers, an aunt, an uncle, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Although we miss Marcy very much, we are at peace knowing that she led a quality life filled with happiness.
Please join us as we celebrate Marcy’s life on Sunday, June 7 at the Blaine Senior Center from 2-4 p.m.