Ejane Decker Nelson, 91, Passes Away
By Space Coast Daily // September 16, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA – Ejane Decker Nelson, 91, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012 at her home in Indialantic, FL. Jane was predeceased by her husband, Howard J Nelson, Jr. and her parents.
Jane is survived by her daughter, Joan Flavin and her husband Thomas of Indialantic, FL; her son Dr. Stephen Nelson and his wife Diane of St. Pete, FL; four grandchildren, Kathryn Flavin of Miami, FL; Daniel Flavin of New York, NY; Kyle Nelson of Dallas, TX; and Kelly Nelson of Chicago, IL.
“Jane” was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI, the daughter of George and Effie Jane Decker. She graduated from Milwaukee-Downer College in 1942. Jane and Howard moved to South Bend, IN in the early 50’s and raised their family there. They relocated to FL in the early 80’s, moving to Indialantic in 1996.
Jane was an avid bridge player and made many wonderful friends playing bridge. She also enjoyed working in her yard. Her devoted friend Ibbie was a constant help and joy in her life. Her loving caregiver Courtney truly made her life brighter. Thanks to you both and to all who made her life better.
A memorial reception will be held in Jane’s honor on Saturday, September 22, from 4-6 in the afternoon at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of South Brevard, 2600 Otter Creek Lane, Melbourne, FL 32940.
Anyone wishing to share a memory or send the family a message is asked to please visit Jane’s guestbook at BeachFuneralHome.com.
Beach Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
1689 S. Patrick Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida 32937