Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War

Office of the Commander-in-Chief

Brad Schall, Commander-in-Chief

2754 Woodacre Ct.

Lincoln , California 95648-8228


General Order #8

SERIES 2010-2011

29 December 2010

Death of Past National President Opal A. Nelson – Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic

Brothers, it is with deepest sympathy and a heavy heart that I report the death of Opal A. Nelson, Past President of Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic.  Sister Nelson served the LGAR twice as President, 2000-01 and 2005-06.

Sister Nelson was a member of Lookout Circle 24 in Minnesota.  She passed away 20 December, 2010 at the age of 81 years.  Sister Nelson’s passion for the LGAR and the Boys in Blue will be missed.

Sister Nelson was preceded in death by her husband Russell and is survived by four children, two brothers and many grandchildren. Two of her daughters are members of the LGAR.

Cards can be sent to her family at 4032 Xenwood, Minneapolis, MN 55416.

All charters, the National Web site, and membership badges will be draped in black for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this General Order.

Ordered this 29th Day of December, 2010.

Brad Schall
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War



Eugene Mortorff
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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