LONGVIEW — Dolores Nadine Nelson, 87, of Rosburg, Washington died on Dec. 6, 2018, at the Canterbury Gardens in Longview.

Dolores was born on Dec. 31, 1930 to Rudolph and Ellen (Keranen) Larson. She was a lifelong resident of Wahkiakum County and attended Naselle-Grays River Schools.

She married Roy Nelson on May 8, 1948 and they raised their children in Rosburg. She worked at Appelo’s store as a clerk for many years.

Dolores was an avid Naselle Comets fan, never missing a ball game or school event.

She enjoyed playing cards with friends and was a devoted Mother and Grandmother. She always enjoyed family time, shopping and eating out!

She is survived by her children: Trudy, Gary, Greg (Karen), and Lisa Nelson (Darrell), two brothers, Dennis and John Larson; a sister, Donna Wiitala; three grandchildren, Kelsi, Karli and Kayti Nelson, a special uncle, Robert Larson, and many nieces and nephews.

Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, in 2006.

No service will be held at her request.

A private burial will take place at the Grays River Cemetery. Dowling Funeral Home in Cathlamet is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, persons may donate to the Grays River Ambulance or the Naselle Comet Booster Club.

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