Cover photo for Kristen Lanae Nelson's Obituary
Kristen Lanae Nelson Profile Photo
1969 Kristen 2022

Kristen Lanae Nelson

June 4, 1969 — September 23, 2022

Kristen Lanae Nelson, age 53, of Curtis, formerly of Lexington, passed away Friday, September 23, 2022 at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.

Kristen was born on June 4, 1969, in Lexington, Nebraska to Harley and Sharon (Jones) Nelson. She grew up in Elwood, Nebraska and graduated from Elwood High School with the class of 1987.

Kristen would go on to study journalism for a year at Nebraska Wesleyan University before moving to Nashville, Tennessee. She spent ten years living in Nashville and working at Nashville Fan fair and for the Republican Party before moving back to Lexington, Nebraska. Once in Lexington, Kristen worked at Tri-County Hospital for five years before moving to Holbrook to start working for the Cambridge Hospital where she eventually retired due to her health. Kristen enjoyed knitting and absolutely loved her four dogs: Molly, Annie, Bella and Macy.

Kristen is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Stacey.

Survivors include her aunts, Vickey (Frank) Koehn of Johnson Lake, Nebraska and Linda Jones of Elwood, Nebraska; her uncle Brad (Bernadette) Jones of Kearney, Nebraska as well as numerous cousins, extended family and friends.

Memorials are kindly suggested to the family for later designation.

No services are planned at this time.

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

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


Visits: 20

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree