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Wendy Sue Nelson

Wendy Sue (Grant) Nelson, 65, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away suddenly, on Monday, June 17, 2024, due to medical complications from underlying health conditions.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Wendy was born in Glasgow, on Jan. 14, 1959, to Pat Woolery and John Grant. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1977 where she was on the drill team. Wendy moved to Gillette, Wyo., in 1985, where she met her late husband, Arthur Nelson, who she married in Deadwood, S.D., in 1992.

Wendy was an avid reader, rarely to be seen without a book or magazine. She loved music and her pop culture knowledge was unmatched. Wendy was a four-time cancer survivor and battled many other chronic illnesses as well. Before having health issues, she enjoyed playing pool and darts with her friends and sisters, and she also was on a bowling league team. She loved following major league sports and was a lifelong fan of the Denver Broncos. Wendy was always game for a road trip, whether to a concert or chaperoning school trips for her nieces. Wendy had various jobs throughout her life, particularly in the food service industry.

In 2019, Wendy moved back to Glasgow where she enjoyed playing Bingo and chatting up the residents and guests while living at Nemont Manor. Wendy spent hours a day working on various crafts, her absolute favorite was making diamond art for all family and friends.

Wendy was a beloved aunt, known to many as "Ninny" or "Auntie Wendy," who will be remembered for her love and dedication to her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Nelson; her father, John Grant; stepdad Monty Woolery; and brother Johnny Pat Grant.

Wendy is survived by her mother, Patty Jimison Woolery, of Glasgow; sisters Tammy (Tom) Chapman, of Gillette, and Holly (Joe) Dennison, of Lake Forest, Calif .; brother Donny (Tonya) Woolery, of Dickinson, N.D .; and bonus sister, Roxanne Plummer, of Glasgow; stepsons Jeremy (Erin) Nelson and Robert Pederson; nieces Erin Whitlow, Candice DeBray Cooper, Taylor Woolery, Tessa Chapman and Lindsey Julson; nephews Tim Whitlow and Evan Woolery; great nephews Kembren and Jett; along with numerous cousins and friends.

Wendy will be forever loved and incredibly missed by her family and friends.


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