Jan. 22, 1969 - July 16, 2013
GRANGER - Melissa Ann Nelson, 44, of Granger, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 16, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Melissa was born on Jan. 22, 1969, in Long Beach, Calif., to James E. and Marcia L. (Weir) Botsford. Melissa became the bride of Scott E. Nelson in Cancun, Mexico, on Sept. 13, 2002. She worked at Home Town Mortgage in Elkhart after many years in the real estate field.
She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, James and Marcia (Weir) Botsford; her loving husband, Scott E. Nelson; her daughter, Brionna Botsford; two sons, Bryce Nelson and Christopher Nelson; a sister, Stacee Botsford; and a brother, Matthew Botsford. Melissa also leaves behind loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to cherish the many memories of time spent together.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Melissa A. Nelson may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
A celebration of life will be at a later date for family and friends.
Condolences, photos and memories may be sent to the family by visiting www.elkhartcremation.com.