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Rona Nelson

Jul 18, 1953 - Mar 23, 2018
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Rona Lynn Nelson, 64, of Yakima, unexpectedly passed away at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital on March 23, 2018, following a brief illness.  She was born on July 18, 1953 in Tacoma, WA. Her life work was as an LPN at Memorial Hospital Pediatrics and later at Family Medicine of Yakima, until her retirement in 1997. 

She is survived by her favorite cat, Rosie. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ronald & Rose Nelson, and her brother, Ralph Nelson. She would like to thank Sally and Shal Seltzer, Rocky Nelson, Connor Desgrosellier, Sandy, Metta, Skyler, and Lloyd, and all of the staff at Union Gap Dial-A-Ride and Medstar. She deeply appreciated the love and care given to her by her caregivers, whom she adopted as daughters, Tonia Latham and Stephanie Olson. She also loved and adored her adopted grandchildren, Bee, Trinna Olson, Sumer Hugill “Sunshine”, Natalie, Taylor, and Kaylah. The caring and professional staff of Memorial’s Palliative Care Program and Brookside Funeral Home are greatly appreciated. 
A Pizza Party is planned for Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 5:00-8:00PM at Abby’s Pizza (4804 Tieton Drive, Yakima). In lieu of flowers, please consider a Memorial Contribution to Children’s Village in care of Brookside Funeral Home (PO Box 1267, Moxee, WA 98936) who is caring for the family. Online condolences may be left at www.brooksidefhc.com.

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Funeral service

Apr 3, 2018:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Round Table Pizza