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Scott G. Nelson

December 24, 1968 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 53)


Scott Gordon Nelson, 53, of Mount Vernon, IN passed away on April 10, 2022. Scott was born in Gary, IN on December 24, 1968, to Donald and Jolene (Mercer) Nelson. 

Although Scott had no children, he treated his nieces and nephews as his own. Scott is an avid handyman and always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. He loved camping and fishing with his family.

He will be missed by friends and family including lots of cousins, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his mother, Jolene D. Nelson of Laporte, IN; one brother David (Lona) Nelson of Mt. Vernon, IN; four sisters, Lana (Joe Burt) Turner of Wesson, MS, Susan Smith of Chesterton, IN, Lisa Wilke of Laporte, IN and Joda Laro of Fort Wayne, IN.  

Scott is preceded in death by his father, Donald Nelson; brother Randall Nelson; sister Joyce Bridges, and numerous more Angels.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Denning Family Funeral Home is overseeing the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to

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