Nyles Ellefson

Nyles Ellefson

Former Wilson resident Nyles W. Ellefson died peacefully with family by his side on Jan. 28, two days after his 91st birthday.

Nyles and his wife, Ruth, were 25-year residents of Wilson before moving to Hudson, Wisconsin.

He is survived by wife Ruth; daughter Merry Ellefson, her husband, Wayne Carnes, and son Arne, of Juneau, Alaska; daughter Jane Ellefson Allen, her husband, Greg Allen, and children Tommy, Esther and Andy, of Woodbury, Minnesota; Tashina (wife of Nyles and Ruth’s deceased son Lyndon) and sons Sylvan (wife Sarah) and Kjell Ellefson, of Minnesota; as well as great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Feb. 10 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran in Afton, Minnesota.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Luther Park Bible Camp, 944 24 1/4 St., Chetek, WI 54728, or to LutherPark.org/get-involved or a charity of your choice.

Contact Melissa Cassutt at 732-7076 or valley@jhnewsandguide.com.​

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