Aumsville – Gean,
75, passed away at home, September 21, with her husband of 58
years, Don, daughter, Candace, and grandchildren Devon and
Haylee at her side. She was born March 8, 1939 to Marion and
Versie Stout, in Wagoner, OK. Gean was the fourth of seven
children. She married Donald Nelson on August 4, 1956.
Gean moved to
Aumsville in 1973, along with her family. She worked at
Willamette University, the City of Aumsville, and Harmon
Drushella Real Estate in Stayton. Gean then established a
business of her own, as a Real Estate Appraiser, from her home
in Aumsville, for 25 years, along with her husband, Don. She
was forced to retire in March of 2014. Gean lived life to the
fullest, by working hard and playing hard. She was an
inspiration to those who knew and loved her. Gean will be
deeply and truly missed.
She is survived by
her husband: Don; daughter: Candace and her fiancé, Charlie;
grandchildren: Devon, Haylee, Ashley; three
great-grandchildren; nephew: Roger; and sisters: Jesse,
Denise(Jack), Christina (Lonnie). Gean was preceded in death
by her parents, sister, Wanda, brothers, Raymond and Dell.
services were held. Donations in Gean’s name may be made to
Willamette Valley Hospice. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.