Celebration Of Life To Be Held at Oconto County Youth Fair Building
Oconto County Fair Board President Terry Nelson, passed away suddenly at St. Claire Memorial Hospital last Monday January 30th at the age of 56 after suffering an apparent heart attack while working on a farm. Nelson served as Oconto County Fair Board President for the past 12 years, and also spent time on the Gillett City Council, and just recently stepped down in December after serving four years. Those who knew and worked with Nelson said the fair was a passion as he always strived to keep the fair strong. Nelson and his wife Theresa had five children between them and many grandkids. Nelson has been in the area his whole life as he was born in Oconto Falls, and grew up in Gillett.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday February 11th at 1:00pm at the Oconto County Youth Fair Building.