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Theodore "Ted" A. Nelson

December 7, 1943 April 20, 2015
Theodore "Ted" A. Nelson
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Obituary for Theodore "Ted" A. Nelson

Theodore �Ted� Nelson, a longtime resident of Highland and former Biology teacher and track coach at West Bloomfield High School, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born in Pontiac on December 7, 1943, the youngest of five children to Harry and Helen Nelson. Ted was a published nature photographer whose spirit was most at home in the outdoors.

He is survived by his daughters, Rebecca (David) Lacey and Shelly Nelson; granddaughters, Eliana and Samantha Lacey; brothers, Richard (Rosemary), Harry �Tom� (Bonnie); sisters, Patricia King, Nancy (Jack) Smith and nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Saturday, April 25, at 12 Noon. Friends may gather from 11:30AM until the time of service. A Luncheon will be held at the Highland House Restaurant, 2630 E Highland Rd, Highland on Saturday, April 25th from 1-4 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Natural Resources Defense Council or to the Nature Conservancy.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons at 248-684-6645.


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