Jerrie Nelson, of Woodinville, died on Sunday, February 9, 2014. She was 78 years of age.Mrs. Nelson was born on September 22, 1935 in Snohomish, Washington. The daughter of Jack and Helen Harrington, Jerrie was raised in the Snohomish and Monroe area, and attended Snohomish High School. She moved to Woodinville in 1970 where she was employed at the Woodinville Tavern. Jerrie and Ed Nelson were married December 11, 1971 at the Woodinville Methodist church and would go on to share 42 years together. Jerrie lost Ed in June of 2013.
She was involved for years with the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital, the Heart Association, as well as the Weavers Guild. Jerrie loved her family, camping, sewing, needlecraft, and playing the slots when she could. A vibrant, loving, caring person, she was dedicated to those she loved, and will be deeply missed by those who loved her. She has gone to join Ed once again.
She is survived by her children, Kenn Oster of Maltby, Wash.; Gary Oster; Allison Oster ("Sis") of Woodinville; Edde Nelson of Everett; Rich Nelson of Seattle; and five grandchildren: Christopher, Michael, Steven, Kori and Caleb.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 22, at Woodinville Cemetery. Following the service there will be a gathering for family and friends. Please visit the website or contact Flintoft’s Issaquah Funeral Home (425) 392-6444 for location.
Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family’s on-line guest book at www.flintofts.com.