Visitation: 10 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the church. Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Clinton, with the Rev. Fred Schauer officiating.

CLINTON — Ann Donelda Vivian Engstrom Nelson, 85, of Clinton, died Sunday at her home.

Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Brainerd, Minn., to Herman and Jenny Jansson Engstrom. She married Ernest R. Nelson on March 29, 1945, in Crosby, Minn. He died in 2001.

She graduated from Brainerd High School.

She was employed with Quality Assurance at International Paper for 28 years.

She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda (Rob) Menasco of Knoxville, Tenn.; one son, Larry (Sally) Nelson of Clinton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be made online at

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, two sisters and one brother.

Death date: Sept. 16, 2007

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