Archive for Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Obituary: Daniel Nelson

1969 - 2007

May 30, 2007

Services for Daniel Nelson, 37, Tonganoxie, were Thursday, May 24, at Davis Funeral Home in Leavenworth.

Mr. Nelson died May 20, 2007.

He was born Nov. 13, 1969, in Dayton, Ohio. He went to high school in Del City, Okla., and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Mr. Nelson traveled often through his job as a photojournalist. He later owned his own companies, Nelson Photo/Video and Nelson Rental Properties. Mr. Nelson also worked as a camera operator for Harrah's Lucky Break in Kansas City, Mo.

Survivors include his parents, Bernard Nelson, Del City, Okla., and his mother Anne Nelson, Tonganoxie; a son, Matthew, and his former wife, Kendra Knight, both of Leavenworth.

The family suggests memorials to the Matthew Nelson education fund, sent in care of the funeral chapel, 531 Shawnee, Leavenworth 66048.

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