Cunnick-Collins Mortuary & Cremation Service: Obituaries

Cunnick-Collins Mortuary & Cremation Service

Patricia A. Nelson Patricia A. Nelson
(September 18, 1935 - January 1, 2012)

Memorial services for Patricia A. Nelson, 76, of Davenport, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, January 27, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Davenport. The family will greet friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church. In keeping with Mrs. Nelson’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A private burial will be held at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Mrs. Nelson died on Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Davenport. Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Patricia Ann Haight was born on September 18, 1935 in Muscatine IA, the daughter of George and Ramona (Horrel) Haight. Following her graduation from Davenport High School, she married David M. Finn in Davenport. She later married Darrald G. Nelson on May 28, 1976. He preceded her in death in July of 2007.

Mrs. Nelson worked in retail sales for many years. Prior to her retirement, she had worked at Katherines and most recently at 30 Lanes. Patricia was an avid bowler and was a member of various area leagues for many years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, enjoyed camping, chatting on the internet, and most especially spending time with her great-grandchildren.

She is survived by – 3 Daughters: Phyllis (Kenny) Powers of Largo, FL, Joyce (Jose) Hengl of Davenport, IA, and Stacy (Tony) Moore of Rantoul, IL; 1 Son: David (Lorie) Finn of Des Moines; a Sister: Nadeen (Chet) Wolfe of Largo, FL; 9 Grandchildren and 13 Great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Care Facility, Scott County Humane Society, or a local church.