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Andrew Nelson

Andrew "Andy" Nelson

Monday, February 3rd, 1936 - Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Obituary

Andrew "Andy" Nelson, age 84, U.S. Army Veteran. Beloved husband for 24 years to Darcyel "Niecy" Nelson, (Arvinger). Loving father of Marcie (Pierre) Wood, Anthony (Dawn) Nelson, Brionna Johnson, Ashley Nelson, Chyla Nelson, Sherdell Nelson, and the late Andre Nelson. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather of many. He was predeceased by his brothers Harrison, Tommy, Handy, Leroy, and Leon and his baby sister Leona.

Andy retired after over 40 years at the U.S. Post Office. He enjoyed being active on the CB radio where his handle was "Mickey Mouse". Andy was also a Mason.

Visitation Friday, August 28, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. To uphold safety guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing requirements. A live-stream of the Funeral Service will be available. Please visit Andy's Obituary on Colonial Chapel's web-site at colonialchapel.com to view the live-stream of the Funeral Service.

Below is the live-stream link to Andy's Funeral Service on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:30



Private Burial with Military Honors Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 28th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    When
    Friday, August 28th, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Visitation Friday, August 28, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. To uphold safety guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing requirements.
  • Service

    Friday, August 28th, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Friday, August 28th, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Visitation Friday, August 28, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. To uphold safety guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing requirements. A live-stream of the Funeral Service will be available. Please visit Andy's Obituary on Colonial Chapel's web-site at colonialchapel.com to view the live-stream of the Funeral Service.
  • Interment

    Location
    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    Address
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL 60421
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Private Burial with Military Honors Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Affiliations

  • United States Postal Service
  • US Army

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Faye Harris

Posted at 10:37am
I have many memories of you alway giving advice to all the children on Union in Harvey I can truly say that you were the father figure for all the kids that didn’t have one.Because we lived next door my children and grandchildren are better for having you in there lives. All right ,all right, all right show you right. You will be truly missed and never forgotten.
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Jana

Posted at 09:56pm
Your job here is done. May God continue to watch over and cover your family in your physical absence. Rest In Peace Andrew.
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