Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 9, 2013

Noreen Nelson, 77 Oct. 23, 1935 - Aug. 7, 2013

Greensburg Daily News

---- — Noreen Nelson, 77 ,of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at her home.

Noreen was born on Oct. 23, 1935 in Greensburg, the daughter of Frank and Mary Dilkes. She was a 1953 graduate of Greensburg High School. On July 16, 1955 Noreen married Donald Nelson in Greensburg and he survives.

Noreen was the owner of Noreen’s Slender You, exercise and tanning salon, in Greensburg for more than 20 years. She was a past member of BPW (Business Professional Women) being named, one year, Woman of the Year, Delta Theta Tau, and the Red Hatters Club. Noreen loved her family, dancing with her friends on Friday nights, her furry little dog, Angel, and wearing her “bling.”

Survivors include her husband Donald, their daughter Vicki (Greg) Rudolf of Greensburg, their son Gregg Nelson of Greensburg, two sisters Coreen (Robert) McChesney of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Helen Ryle of Greensburg; two sisters-in-law ,Virginia Dodds and Mary Ellen Green, both of Greensburg , and several nieces and nephews.

Noreen is being cremated.

There will be a visitation only, celebrating Noreen’s life, held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Premier Hospice. Online condolences may be to the family at