Irvin D. NelsonIrvin D. Nelson, age 70 of Edinburg, ND passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at his home in Edinburg.
Irvin D. Nelson was born October 2, 1942 in Grafton, ND the son of the late Thelmer “Bill” and Violet (Hallgrimson) Nelson. He attended elementary school in Union, ND and graduated from Milton High School in 1960. Irvin was united in marriage to Doreen Einarson on December 27, 1963 in Mountain, ND. The couple moved to Racine, WI and later Kenosha, WI where he worked as a security guard for American Motors. Irvin served in the United States Marine Corp from 1966-1968 serving in Vietnam and receiving three purple hearts. Following his discharge he returned to Wisconsin and lived there until 1977 when the couple moved back to Union to farm. He later worked for Close Construction in Milton, ND. In April of 1999 he started working for Marvin Windows in Grafton. He retired in July of 2012.