Rosalie Margaret Nelson, age 90 of Baxter formerly of Deerwood died on January 31, 2021 at Diamond Willow in Baxter. She was born in Crosby on August 29, 1930 to Frank and Mary (Thomas) Ruzich. Rosalie married Gilbert “ Gus” Nelson on March 8, 1952 in Deerwood. She retired from Bookkeeping with her career spanning with Zontelli Brothers, 1st National Bank of Crosby, 1st National Bank of Deerwood, Production Credit Association and Montgomery Ward. She was a member of Journey North Church in Aitkin.
Rosalie is survived by one brother, Richard “Bootsie” (Janet) Ruzich of Baxter and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding Rosalie in death are her parents; her husband, Gilbert “Gus” Nelson in 2016; and an infant sister, Aldene Ruzich.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby. Burial will be at the Scandia Cemetery in Deerwood. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
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