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Sara L. (Stroud) Nelson

December 7, 1948 ~ September 18, 2018 (age 69)

SARA LEE NELSON, 69, of Roanoke, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Adams Memorial Hospital. Sara was born December 7, 1948 to Harold and Martha (Bonham) Stroud in Bluffton, Indiana. She lived the first eighteen years of her life in Keystone, Indiana until moving to Fort Wayne to attend IPFW. She graduated from Southern Wells High School in 1967. She married Ronald Nelson in 1971 at the Keystone United Methodist Church. Sara retired from Fort Wayne Community Schools in 2013 after working as a Facilities secretary.

She is survived by husband Ronald of Roanoke, son Nicholas (Becky) Nelson of Roanoke, son Timothy (Jennifer Kocolowski) Nelson of Westfield and grandchildren, Hannah Morgan, Nathan Nelson, Ella Nelson, Ava Nelson and Zoey Nelson. Also surviving are sisters Judy (Jerry) Null, Nancy (Dan) Borror, and Rose Mary (Ralph) Matchett of Huntington.

Per Sara’s request, no calling or services will be held.

Arrangement by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur.   

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