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Patty Parks-Nelson

August 31, 1932 — June 12, 2021

Patty Parks-Nelson age 88, lifetime resident of Arnold, NE died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Callaway Goodlife Center in Callaway.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 10:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Arnold with Pastor Bill Williams officiating.  Burial will be in the Arnold Cemetery.  Govier Brothers Mortuary of Arnold is in charge of the arrangements.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.  The services will be livestreamed at  Online condolences may also be left at  Memorials are suggested to the Arnold Fire and EMT’s. 

     Patty Parks-Nelson age 88, lifetime resident of Arnold, NE died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Callaway Good Life Center in Callaway.

     Patty was born on August 31, 1932, at Arnold, NE to Ferdinand “Fred” and Dora (Seaney) Beshaler.  She attended grade school at Finchville, and later graduated from Arnold High School in 1949.  On October 29, 1950, Patty was married to Cecil “Bud” Parks at Arnold.  They family made their home at Arnold.  Three daughters were born to this union: Deb, Travi, and Binda. Mr. Parks died in 1996.  Patty later married John Nelson. They made their home in Arnold.   

     Patty continued to make her home in Arnold.  In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, reading, and socializing at the local coffee shops in Arnold.  Coffee time was her chance to get caught up on the local happenings, and spending time with her friends. 

     Survivors include her daughters Deb Kramer of Stapleton, Travi (Clifton) Ross of Seal Beach, CA, and Binda (Andy) Applegarth of Whitman. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; Chip Kramer, Ty Kramer, and Lana Cool; John Ross, Kristopher Ross, Brook Baker, Trentee Bush, Tawnee Jewell and Dain Applegarth. Fifteen great grandchildren; Cole and Kyle Kramer, Charles, Henry and Ruby Ross, Ben, Buck, and Bell Baker, Declyn and Harlen Ross, Tatum, Reagan, and Ella Cool, Tripp and Brogan Jewell.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, infant siblings Angeline and John, a brother Charles “Bud” Beshaler, and a son-in-law Joe Kramer. 








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