3 August 1950 Odebolt Chronicle:
Ed Norene Nelson - (1881 - 1950)
Eddie Norene Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elais Nelson was born 11 March 1881 near Kiron, Iowa. He died at 4 o'clock Thursday 27 July 1950 at the ida Grove Hospital. At the time of death he was 67 years, 4 months and 16 days.
He was a friendly and kind person. His parents and a sister minnie preceded him in death. He is survived by a brothers, robert & Vern of Ida Grove. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:30 with burial in the Hayes Cemetery.