Mya Ruth Nelson


MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Mya Ruth Nelson was born January 25, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. She arrived five weeks early with several health complications.

She left footprints on many hearts in her short time here on earth. When her work here was done, Mya slipped away in her daddy’s loving arms on January 31, 2017 at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.

Mya’s funeral will be Tuesday February 7, 2017. Visitation starting at 1 at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of New York Mills, Minnesota with service at 3.

Mya will be forever missed by her parents Erik and Joan Nelson; siblings: Ericka, Lindsay, Roger, Dean, and Greta; of New York Mills, MN; Grandparents: Michael (Megan) Nelson of Pine Island, MN; Christine (Roger) Peterson of Wadena, MN; Edward and Ruth Hallstrom of Eben, MI. Great-grand parents: Viola Nelson of Wadena, MN; Aune Hallstrom of Duluth, MN; Raydene McDaniels of Battle Ground, WA. Mya awaits us in Heaven with her great-grandparents; Roger Nelson, Dale and Elsie Nelson, Earl McDaniels, Hugo and Alma Hallstrom.

We extend our gratitude to all the doctors, hospital staff, and organizations that took such good care of our family in Wadena, Saint Cloud, and Minneapolis. We feel so thankful for the loving support for everyone.

Above all, thanks be to God for blessing our lives with this beautiful angel.