Boyd E. Nelson

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Boyd E. Nelson, 84, of Libby, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at the Libby Care Center of cancer. He was born July 15, 1934, in Crow Agency to Frank and Naomi (Kephart) Nelson. In 1952, following high school, Boyd joined the United States Marine Corp. He went to Field Radio School and was then sent to Korea for a year. He served as a Sergeant-Field Radio Operator from February 1952 to February 1955.

On April 12, 1957, Boyd married Sandra D Sherman in Bozeman. They were blessed with three children. Boyd worked in drywall construction which took him and his family to California, Tennessee, Hawaii and back to Montana.

Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Naomi Nelson, and siblings Frank Jr., Jerry, Phyllis, Lola Bert, Audrey, Francis and Orville.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra, of Libby; children Ernest Nelson of Newport News, Virginia, Julie (Kelly) MacDonald of Libby, and Jeff (Pam) Nelson of Kenai, Alaska; brother-in-law Larry (Mimi) Biladeau of Alaska; sisters-in-law Karon Begeman of Arizona and M. Jeri Nelson of Polson; grandchildren K.C. (Karie) MacDonald, Stacey (Ron) Koelsch, Jason (Kara) MacDonald, Kelly (John) Gies, Mike (Erica) Nelson, Lorianne (J.W.) Leseye, Jon Nelson, Nate (Maggie) Nelson, Nic (Abi) Nelson and Lindsey (Buddy) Whitt; and great-grandchildren Kade, Kody, Bailey, Kylee, Kinsey, Katie, Kolt, Jesse, Genevieve, Edith, Vienne, Emelia, Cole, ZoeJane, Aidaleigh, Anna, Charli, Brody and Paige.

Graveside services for Boyd will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the City of Libby Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are under the care of Schnackenberg Funeral Home of Libby.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.

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