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Ross Gordon Nelson left this world on July 20th, 2013. He can now rest peacefully.

He was the proud father of two great children, and the loving husband of Belle.

Ross was an avid hunter until these last few years. He turned his love to Champ Car and Indy racing. We are and will always grateful to his son for taking him to Indy in Edmonton every year, where their bond became stronger over the love of the sport. He was always close to his daughter and they shared a sense of humor and many discussions on many topics, they were best pals. He had a very soft spot for Bonny who was so much more than a daughter in law, she was a second daughter.

Ross leaves his wife of 36 years, Belle (Whitford), his son Andy (Bonny Steen) and daughter Toni. Ross leaves his brother in law (little brother), Paul Whitford (Charlotte). Paul was a big part of Ross's life. He leaves his mother, Verna Nelson (Groat), brothers Brian (Diane), Douglas (Linda), Steve, Robbie (Maryann). He leaves his beautiful granddaughters, the light of his life; Kayla (Jason), Baylee (Cody), Jesse and his great granddaughter Mika. Ross has many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins who will remember him fondly. He leaves good friends, those lucky enough to have been a part of his life. Ross was predeceased by his friend and father, Roy Nelson.

Ross will be remembered as a truly great guy and that he was, till the end. Thank you for giving us so many wonderful years and so many fond and cherished memories. Be seeing you cowboy...

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm July 29, 2013 at the Trochu Community Centre.

Arrangements entrusted to


Trochu, AB (403)442-2200

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