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Norma Elean CHRISTIANSON

Female 1925 - 2014  (88 years)


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  • Name Norma Elean CHRISTIANSON 
    Born 26 Nov 1925  Vernon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Feb 2014  Vernon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Feb 2014  Kickapoo Lutheran Church, Franklin Twp, Vernon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Or Elaine.

      Norma Elaine Nelson, 88, of Viroqua, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at the Norseland Nursing Home in Westby, where she had been a resident since April 2011.

      She was born in Vernon County on Nov. 26, 1925, to Elmer and Inga (Tollackson) Christianson. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church as rural Viroqua. She graduated from Viroqua High School and then attended beauty school in La Crosse. On April 28, 1951, she married Alvin Nelson at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in La Crosse. They farmed in the town of Kickapoo, rural Readstown, and she also worked several years as a beautician. Alvin died on Dec. 21, 1982. She was a member of the Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church in Westby.

      Norma is survived by one son, Michael “Mike” Nelson of Westby; sister-in-law, Allene Christianson of Viroqua; other relatives and friends.
      She was also preceded in death by her parents and six brothers, Telmer, Donald, Orville, Olaf, Elmer, Jr. and Alvin Christianson.

      Funeral services were held on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua with Pastor Paul Tjelta officiating. Burial was in the Kickapoo Lutheran Church Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers were Marcus Christianson, Ryan Christianson, Daryl Christianson, Barry Christianson, Steve Thurin and Thor Thorson.
    Person ID I4650  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2020 

    Father Elmer A CHRISTIANSON,   b. 29 Nov 1892, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1972, Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Inga A TOLLACKSON,   b. 21 Jan 1894, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1946  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1923 
    Family ID F9773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alvin Orlando NELSON,   b. 2 Sep 1917,   d. 21 Dec 1982, La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1951  La Crosse County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F3649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart