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.