Obituary for Allan John Nelson

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Allan J. Nelson, 63, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse with his family by his side. He was born in La Crosse on October 2, 1955 to John and Leonna Nelson. He was united in marriage to Cindy Nelson on July 3, 1998.
Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. He stationed on the submarine, USS Abraham Lincoln. He also was stationed out of Guam and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He worked at Trane Company for 31 years. His hobbies were collecting coins, knives, and stamps. One of his interests was history. He loved spending time with his family and his grandkids was his world.
Al is survived by his loving wife, Cindy Nelson; two daughters, Julie (Anthony) Johnson and Kari; six grandchildren, Tavarys, Maliki, Aniya, Armando, Antonio, and Jacoby; a sister, Barb (Bill) Regez; four brothers, Bill (Pam) Nelson, Randy (Mary) Nelson, Jerry (Linda) Nelson, and Danny; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, December 14th at 11:00 a.m. at the Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street. Burial with military honors will be at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Friday at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until time of services.