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Connie Elaine Nelson

September 6, 1947 — August 26, 2021

Connie Elaine Nelson, 73, of Belleville, Kansas, formerly of Eddyville, Nebraska passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Republic County Hospital.

She was born on September 6, 1947 in Boone, Iowa to Glen and Doris (Markey) Runyan.

Survivors include her children, Dawn Brown of Concordia, Kansas, Louie Thrash of Fargo, North Dakota, Chris Thrash of Concordia, Kansas and Jeramy Thrash of Concordia, Kansas; brother, Randy Runyan of Boulder, Montana and two nieces, Amanda Martinez and Jennifer Grennan.

Connie was preceded in death by her mother, Doris Markey and step-father, Johnny Thomas; husband, Bill Nelson; three brothers, Mike Runyan, Steve Runyan and Terry Runyan; and a nephew, Andy Runyan.

A Celebration Of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Belleville Wesleyan Church in Belleville, Kansas.

The family is honoring Connie’s wish for cremation. Burial will be held at a later at the Viola Cemetery near Eddyville, Nebraska.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are kindly suggested to Belleville Wesleyan Church Children’s Church Camp Scholarship in honor of Connie Nelson.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefunerahome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Connie Elaine Nelson, please visit our flower store.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Belleville Wesleyan Church

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Belleville Wesleyan Church

NE

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