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James (Jim) Nelson

James (Jim) Nelson, a long-time resident of Kimball County, died unexpectedly from natural causes in his home on May 30, 2021 at the age of 64. He was born in Sidney, Ne on September 20, 1956, to Harvey and Peggy Nelson.

Upon graduation from Dix High School, Jim attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he earned a degree in Ag Economics. He was a member of Alpha Gamma Sigma, and legendary ski trips with friends in his DIY conversion van were a highlight of his college years. In 1985, Jim and Pamela Pofahl were married. Their young family lived in Omaha and Polk City, IA before relocat...


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