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Bradley Nelson

June 22, 1953 — March 26, 2024

Bradley Nelson

Nelson, Bradley J.



Age 70 of Maple Grove passed away peacefully March 26th, 2024.

Bradley was born on June 22, 1953 in Kelly Lake Minnesota to Leland and Dorothy Nelson (Diachok). Bradley spent his childhood in Hibbing and graduated from Hibbing High School. Bradley went on to get his Associates Degree from Hibbing Community College and also became an electrician. Bradley worked in the Iron Ore mines for a few years before moving to the Twin Cities to work as a Field Service Engineer. He finished his career as the Director of Marketing for Emerson Control Techniques. Upon retirement he volunteered at many locations throughout the twin cities including The Courage Center, North Memorial Hospital and his favorite, Gillette Children's hospital where he brought his trained therapy dog Kobi. Brad was a man of great faith who loved the Lord and his family. Bradley is survived by his wife Kris; daughter Kelly (Grant) Gherity, son Ryan (Abby) Nelson, grandchildren Liam, Molly and Finn; Mother-in-law Janet Boecker; brother Greg (Judy) Nelson; sisters in law Betsy (Jack) Durant and Becki Boecker and many other family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law Richard Boecker. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at the Parish Community of St. Joseph, 8701 36 th Ave N., New Hope. Visitation at St. Joseph's from 10-11 AM Tuesday. Memorials preferred to Courage Kenny.




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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph s Parish Community

8701 36th Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55427

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