Notice in the 21 Feb 1929 Ida Grove paper:
Oliver Nelson (1852 - 1929)
Oliver Nelson was born in Skåne, Sweden, 26 Feb 1852 and died at Odebolt 16 Feb 1929 at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 18 days. He was married to Miss Louisa Peterson, 30 Dec 1887. Mr. Nelson came to America nearly 45 years ago and lived in the vicinity of Arthur for many years. They moved to Arthur several years ago where they have since made their home. Seven children were born to this union, two dying in infancy; Miss Alice Nelson of Tucson, Arizona; Mrs. Faye Sullivan of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Sophia Garrett, Arthur; Alvin of Creston and Oscar, who with their mother are left to mourn his loss. The funeral services were held at the Swedish Baptist church at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Lovene. Interment was made in the Swedish cemetery.