Eva Nelson Obituary

Eva Marie Nelson
Eva Nelson
Eva Marie Nelson

April 8, 1919 - April 4, 2009
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Eva Marie Nelson, 89, passed away at the Madrid Home early Saturday morning, April 4, 2009, with her family at her bedside. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 6, in the Sanborn Memorial Chapel at the Madrid Home in Madrid. Burial will follow at Hillsdale Cemetery, east of Madrid.

Eva was born April 8, 1919 to Earl and Minnie Swim. She attended country school through the 8th grade and graduated from Sheldahl High School in 1937. She inspected 50's bullets at the Ordinance Plant during WWII. Later, she was employed at the Slater Creamery, Western Printing, the Lutheran Home (the Madrid Home), and Federal Prescription.

She and her husband, Howard had two children, Carol Ann Nelson and Larry Allen Nelson. Eva was a loving mother and homemaker. She attended the First Church of God in Madrid and the Sanborn Memorial Chapel at the Madrid Home. She enjoyed visiting with people, going on vacations, and attending the Iowa State Fair.

Eva is survived by her children, Carol Nelson and Larry Nelson both of Madrid; an aunt, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, who will remember her with loving memories. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, at Iles Funeral Homes - Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. An additional visitation will be held from 12 noon until service time on Monday, at the Sanborn Memorial Chapel in the Madrid Home.

Memorials may be made to either the Madrid Home or the Madrid Fire and Rescue.


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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Sunday, April 5, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Madrid Home
613 W. North Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Monday, April 6, 2009
1:00 PM
Hillsdale Cemetery
Madrid, IA
Monday, April 6, 2009


Madrid Fire and Rescue
304 S. Water Street
Madrid, IA 50156