Denne Keith Nelson, Sr.
November 10, 1949 – December 23, 2020
Denne, of Minneapolis, passed away peacefully with family by his side at the age of 71 on 12-23-2020. Denne loved to cook, and fish with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. Preceded in death by wife of 28 years, Cheryl; father, Denne; brother, Thomas; mother-in-law, Norma Falls. Survived by mother, Joanne; children, Denne Jr. (Janet), Troy, and Victor and Darren (Lisa) Parisi; grandchildren, Joshua, Brittany (Jeremy) Funk, Jessica, Kayla (Brandon) DeFoe, Colton, and Chade, Dominic and Cheri Parisi; great-grandchildren, Michael Nelson, and Wyatt Funk; sisters, Diane, Pamela, and Teresa; nieces, nephews, and many friends. Memorial at the American Legion Giant Valley Post 234 in South Minneapolis at a later date. Memorials preferred to Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St. Paul. (Published in the Star Tribune on December 27, 2020)