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Christine Nelson

December 3, 1931 — August 27, 2020

Christine Fox Nelson, age 88, of West Baden Springs, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington, Indiana.

She was born in South Bend, Indiana on December 3rd, 1931 to Davie Fox and Locia (Proffitt) Fox. 

Christine married Glenn Nelson on February 17th, 1951 and he preceded her in death on January 27th, 1997.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; (2) Sons – Gene “Butch” Nelson and Jerry Lee Nelson; (1) Daughter – Patricia Ann Nelson; (5) Brothers – Hughie, Hobart, Edward, Carl and Eugene Fox; and (5) Sisters – Ruby Collins, Viola Nelson; Geraldine Crowder, Bernice Fox and Nina Fox.

Christine was a 1950 graduate of West Baden High School and a member of the Prospect Church of Christ.

She had been a CNA and had worked at Gentlecare. 

Christine loved to read, crochet, crossword puzzles, reading the Bible, connecting with others on Facebook and spending time with family.

She is survived by:

(4) Sons Glenn David Nelson (Debbie) English, Indiana
Michael Paul Nelson (Rita) Kurtz, Indiana
Gary Ray Nelson West Baden Springs, Indiana
John Keith Nelson West Baden Springs, Indiana

(4)  Daughters Cathy Ann Allen (Ronald) Paoli, Indiana
Nina Belle Jones (Kevin) French Lick, Indiana
Margaret Faye Hagen (Mike) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Karen Sue Patton (Jonathan) Lacey, Washington

(21) Grandchildren

Several Great Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren

A Graveside Ceremony will be conducted by Brother Larry Mickler at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, French Lick, Indiana.

Friends may call on Monday, August 31st, 2020 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, IN, 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Christine Nelson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, August 31, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Nicholson Valley Church

10191 IN-56, Dubois, IN 47527

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Private Committal

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home

9640 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432

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