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Reynold M. Nelson

June 3, 1943 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 78)


Reynold “Rennie” M Nelson, 78, of Silvis, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 9 th , 2022 at Genesis Hospital, Silvis IL.

No funeral service’s will be held per Rennie’s wishes.

Thank you to the first responders for their quick response and attention. Thank you to the Genesis staff for your care and kindness; we are forever grateful. 

Rennie was born June 3 rd 1943, in Rock Island, IL to John and Daisy P Walston Nelson. He married Betty L. Glaspie on June 5 th ,1963 at Gloria Dei United Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, IL. Rennie graduated from Rock Island High School in 1961. He worked at John Deere Harvester in the maintenance dept, retiring in 1999. Rennie enjoyed spending time with his family, “treasure hunting”, and watching old westerns and old movies. 

Survivors include his wife, Betty; his son, Brian; daughter in law, Tammie: granddaughters, Kassie and Makenzie Nelson and Great-Granddaughter Penelope. Two sisters Jane Puscas, and JoAnn Bushert. Several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Daisy; mother-in-law Marcella Glaspie, father-in-law Jim Glaspie; brother, John Nelson, and sister, Nancy Nesbitt.

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