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Seth Cullen Nelson

May 7, 1990 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 30)


Seth Nelson, 30 of Battle Lake died Wednesday, July 8, 2020, by Dalton, Minnesota.

Seth Cullen Nelson was born on May 7, 1990, in Fergus Falls, Minnesota the son of Dean and Colleen (Butler) Nelson.  He attended the Battle Lake Public School, graduating from the Battle Lake High School in 2008, furthered his education with the Alexandria Technical College in Mechanics, and through the years received various other certifications.

He married his high school sweetheart, Joey Lynn Cole and they lived in their home south of Battle Lake.  Family meant a lot to Seth, and he was proud of his four children, Leyla, Emmitt, Sawyer and Dexter.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, repairing and fixing, he appreciated his friends and liked helping people.  Seth worked at Sand Bay Resort, Battle Lake Express, Shoreline Restaurant, Battle Lake Good Samaritan Center, managed Cenex, owned and operated 210 Auto Tire and Exhaust, then was with Mark Sand and Gravel, RDO Equipment and was now employed with Hansen Service by Dalton.

Seth is survived by his wife, Joey; four children, Leyla, Emmitt, Sawyer and Dexter; parents, Dean and Colleen Nelson; brother, Tynan Nelson and his daughter, Malia; father and mother-in-law, Tim Cole and Theresa Cole; sister’s-in-law, Jamie (Matthew) Wallace, Jessie (Casey) Love and Jenna (Brian) Lee; family friend, Chelsea Sterling; and by numerous relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Helen Butler and Gary Nelson.

There will be a Private Family and Friends Celebration.

There is an account set up at Farmers State Bank where donations can be made to the Seth Nelson family benefit. They can be dropped off locally at any of the 4 locations (Dalton, Underwood, Rothsay, & Fergus Falls) Or mailed to P.O. Box 247 Underwood, MN 56586 to Seth Nelson family benefit.

Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson of Battle Lake.


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