Jeffrey L. Nelson, 61, of Ainsworth, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Celebration of Life services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington with Pastor Rick Zickefoose officiating. Interment will be held at Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Jeffrey's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com. Jeffrey was born Oct. 10, 1958, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Joseph Robert and Shirley Mae (Wolfe) Nelson. He attended school in Washington. Jeffrey worked for Leichty and Son Construction and had been a chef at the Captain's Table Restaurant. He worked various construction and cooking jobs throughout his life. He is survived by three sisters, Sherry Cunningham, Marci Cunningham and Joanna Nelson, all of California; and nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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