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Steven Nelson

Steven Nelson, age 65, of Aurora, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island with his children at his side.

Steve was cremated and for everyone's safety, the family will hold a graveside memorial service at a future date in the Aurora Cemetery. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made in care of the family for future designation. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Steven Charles Nelson, the son of Lyle and Janice Vera (Flippin) Nelson, was born in Chappell, Nebraska on April 2, 1955, and passed away in Grand Island, Nebraska on December 23, 2020 at the age of 65.

Steve grew up in Chappell, Grant and Aurora where he attended school. After high school he attended Central Community College in Hastings for a short time.

Steve worked a variety of jobs including selling used cars, construction and was self-taught in the computer repair industry.

He enjoyed computers and playing, collecting and repairing electric guitars. He also enjoyed spending time with his two dogs and metal detecting to see what kind of treasures he could find.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish his memory are his two children, Brandon Reeh of Minden and Miranda Wagner of Grand Island; 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. He is also survived by his sister, Pamela Anderson of Walton Beach, FL, many cousins and several nieces and nephews.

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