JAMESTOWN — Roger C. Nelson, 81, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Belleville. He was born Feb. 8, 1938 to Chrest F. and Lucy (Nelson) Nelson. He married Gretchen L. Kellogg, March 2, 1958. They celebrated 55 years of marriage Roger was a lifelong area farmer.

Survivors: sons, Marlan Nelson (Shari) of Jamestown, Dennis Nelson (Mary) of Salina, and Dwight Nelson (Sandi Otipoby) of Garnett; daughter, Karen Stoneburgh of Lucas; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by: his wife, Gretchen; his parents; three brothers; and three sisters.

Visitation: 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, with the family receiving 6-7.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Jamestown United Methodist Church, with burial in Jamestown Cemetery.

Memorials to the Church in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences: www.chaputbuoy.com.