Bradley "Brad" W. NelsonBradley W. Nelson age 55 of East Grand Forks, MN entered eternal life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from injuries sustained in a farm accident.
Bradley “Brad” William Nelson was born on November 6, 1957 in Grand Forks, ND the son of William and Carole (Mellom) Nelson Jr. Brad grew up in East Grand Forks and attended East Grand Forks Senior High School graduating with the Class of 1976. Following graduation from high school, Brad enrolled in the Diesel Mechanic Program at the Area Vocational Technical Institute in East Grand Forks, graduating in 1978. On April 3, 1982 he married “the luckiest woman in the world” Beth Pederson in East Grand Forks. He then worked for Amiot Trading Post. Brad began employment with Curt Amundson Farms in 1979 and was employed there until the time of his death. In 2000 he started Grand Marias Elk Farms and operated the Elk Farm until 2012. He also worked for Radi Custom Woodworks for 8 years and was a self-employed farmer.