Mar. 5, 1962- Sep. 3, 2017
Lori A. Nelson, 55, Upham, ND, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at St. Andrews Hospital in Bottineau.
Lori Ann Hamel was born March 5, 1962, the daughter of Kenneth and Donna (Brandt) Hamel, in Bottineau, ND. She was raised and educated in Upham and graduated
from Upham High School in 1980.
Following her high school graduation, Lori worked several jobs throughout the years and for the past several years as a housekeeper at the St. Andrews Hospital in Bottineau.
Lori married Greg Nelson September 18, 1993, in Upham. They made their home in Upham. She was a member of New Hope Lutheran Church in Upham.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking breakfast for her grandchildren and being a listening ear for nieces and nephews. She loved to spend her free time camping, fishing and enjoying the outdoors. Lori brought laughter (often until you cried), love, and fun everywhere she went. Her quick wit and smart remarks brought laughs and groans alike to those who knew and loved her.
Her loving family includes: husband, Greg, Upham; son, Shea Brandt (Amy Koehler), Upham; grandchildren, Kyra, Maci, and Kreagan Brandt; siblings, Bob (Lyn) Hamel, Fargo, Kathy Brandt, Rugby, Jeff (Charlyn) Hamel, Towner, and Randy Hamel, Fargo; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins; and her dogs, Zena and Dixie.
Lori was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; niece, Danielle Radke;
Memorial Service: Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Lutheran Church, Upham.
Visitation: There will be no reviewal, but friends may sign the register book on Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (www.thompsonlarson.com).
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