Sylvia Nelson

Obituary of Sylvia Nelson

Sylvia Joanne Nelson, age 91, of Columbiaville died April 28, 2018 at the Hospice House of Shiawassee County with family beside her.

Sylvia was born April 25, 1927 in Hempfield, PA to the late Julius and Teresa Schalcosky, she later married Raymond Nelson.  Sylvia enjoyed gardening, cooking, entertaining, she especially loved to spend time and talk with family and friends.  
Sylvia is survived by her children: Wayne Nelson (Dona), Betty Norton, Judy (Ken) Jones, Howard Nelson,  9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond Sr., son Raymond Jr., siblings: Mildred, Frances, Agnes, Stella, Stanley, Vince, Mitch, Edward, and Baby Schalcosky.

Funeral service 4:00 PM, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit 10:00 AM till time of service. Pastor Mike Prince officiating. Interment Liberty Cemetery in Corbin, Kentucky Friday, May 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions in memory of Sylvia may be made to the Hospice House of Shiawassee County.  Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville.  Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at

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