Raymond Sabin
B: 1965-01-11
D: 2018-06-07
View Details
Sabin, Raymond
John Shackelford
B: 1931-07-27
D: 2018-06-04
View Details
Shackelford, John
James Knox
B: 1935-11-15
D: 2018-06-03
View Details
Knox, James
Robert Cleveland
B: 1941-10-13
D: 2018-05-25
View Details
Cleveland, Robert
Brandon Benson
D: 2018-05-25
View Details
Benson, Brandon
Robert Peterson
B: 1962-05-14
D: 2018-05-23
View Details
Peterson, Robert
Rolland Rimar
B: 1933-11-28
D: 2018-05-20
View Details
Rimar, Rolland
Kenneth Thiessen
B: 1935-07-20
D: 2018-05-17
View Details
Thiessen, Kenneth
Stanley Nelson
B: 1922-08-09
D: 2018-05-16
View Details
Nelson, Stanley
Alton Heathman
B: 1939-03-13
D: 2018-05-15
View Details
Heathman, Alton
Jacqueline Schmidt
B: 1939-09-08
D: 2018-05-15
View Details
Schmidt, Jacqueline
Rex Glover
B: 1939-05-13
D: 2018-05-14
View Details
Glover, Rex
Leola Pettes
B: 1918-06-04
D: 2018-05-13
View Details
Pettes, Leola
Juan Martinez
B: 1930-09-26
D: 2018-05-13
View Details
Martinez, Juan
Sanford Schemnitz
B: 1930-03-10
D: 2018-05-11
View Details
Schemnitz, Sanford
Jaime Reyes
B: 1945-04-08
D: 2018-05-09
View Details
Reyes, Jaime
Betty Diven
D: 2018-05-08
View Details
Diven, Betty
Nazario Martinez
B: 1952-12-13
D: 2018-05-08
View Details
Martinez, Nazario
Kyler Bachman
B: 1995-08-16
D: 2018-05-08
View Details
Bachman, Kyler
Beverly Kreie
B: 1958-01-28
D: 2018-05-07
View Details
Kreie, Beverly
Mary DeBoy
B: 1929-12-21
D: 2018-05-06
View Details
DeBoy, Mary


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1410 E Bowman Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88001-3001
Phone: (575) 526-2419
Fax: (575) 526-7944

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Stanley Nelson can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Stanley "Stan" Nelson

Stanley "Stan" Nelson
Stanley “Stan” Eugene Nelson, of Las Cruces, NM, passed away on May 16, 2018 at the age of 95 in the presence of his wife, Shirley.
Stan was born August 9, 1922 in Crookston, Minnesota to the late Silas Ervin Nelson and Nora Louise Krogen. He joined the Navy at the age of 20 and was honorably discharged after 4 years of service. After discharge, Stan worked in a record store and repaired radios and record players.
He graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota Agricultural College. Post-graduation he worked as a Radar Engineer for General Dynamics in Pomona California. Stan finished his career in El Paso Texas and finally WSMR working for the Defense Department as an Electronics Engineer and was involved in the early stages of computer programming.
Stan loved his family and enjoyed taking his boat to the lake to fish and was especially fond of apple pie with ice cream.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Arvella and Husband Ken Johnson.
Stanley is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley C. Nelson, His children; Michael and Nora Nelson, grandchildren; Angela, Jazz, Camille, Lauren, Kerstan and great grandchildren; Robert, Charlotte, Penelope, Savannah and Chase. He is also survived by Shirley’s family; Fred and Allison Wilson, Paul and Rene Coleman, Mike and Alyssa Shinas, Keith Wilson (Brian, Hailey, Tayler and Landon), Chris and Heather Lugo (Romeo), Kyle Shinas Dustin and Erin Bierman (Madelynn and Luke), Lawrence and Amber Martinez (Mason).
Visitation and services are scheduled for Tuesday May 22, 2018 at (:30 am at Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave. Las Cruces, NM 8801. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Stan’s life. The family would like to thank the New Mexico State Veteran Home in Truth or Consequences for their care.
Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave., Las Cruces NM 88001. Please visit to sign the local online guest book.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos