Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

Obituaries

March 29, 2014

Sven T. Nelson

LEONARDTOWN, MD — Sven T. Nelson, formerly of Lockport, NY, passed away on February 11, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 25, 1931 in New York City, he was the son of Sven Axel and Martha Elvira  Nelson.

Sven Nelson lived most of his life in Niagara County, NY. He was a 1953 graduate of New York State Maritime College, where at graduation he was recognized by alumni as the cadet who      accomplished the most for athletics. He was subsequently selected into the college's Sports Hall of Fame.

Sven worked at the Chevrolet Tonawanda Engine Plant for 27 years and at retirement held the position of Superintendent of Plant Engineering. In addition, he was registered for practice in New York State as a Professional Engineer.

Sven is survived by his wife of 54 years, Norma Jean Nelson (nee Phelan) of California, Maryland; a son, Richard (Amy) Nelson of Lusby, MD; a daughter, Cynthia Nelson (Carter Rawson) of Takoma Park, MD, and three grandchildren.

Visit www.lockportjournal.com/obituaries for online guest register.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Featured Ads
Photos


Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Front page
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Seasonal Content
Helium debate
Helium
Section Teases

Seasonal Content
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.