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Barbara Ann Nelson - Obituary


Barbara Ann Nelson was born on November 27, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois to Frances McCormick Nelson and Carl F. Nelson. She died on March 7, 2017 at a care center near her home in Woodland Hills, California.

At the age of nine Barbara moved with her family to a farm east of Lewellen, Nebraska.

Barb attended school in District 45 and Lewellen Rural High School. She graduated in 1948 and was the recipient of a Regent Scholarship offered by the University of Nebraska.

While attending Nebraska Wesleyan University, Barb was honored with a theater award similar to today’s Oscar for her role a...

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