Theodore (Ted) B. Nelson, 74, Andover, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at Aitkin Health Services, Aitkin.

He was born Oct. 18, 1945, in Saint Paul, to George W. and Leona M. (Brown) Nelson.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents.

Ted is survived by his wife, Marge (Knutson/Collins) Nelson; son, Jacob Nelson; stepson, Peter Lon Collins; granddaughters, Emily Weber and Megan Freeman; great-granddaughter, Olivia; sister, Jean Zitzer; niece, Christine Zitzer.

A private family gathering was held at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin, followed by burial in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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