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Molly Nelson Obituary

Molly B. Nelson
Molly B. Nelson

March 5, 1937 - January 26, 2018
Born in Salinas, California
Resided in Salinas, California
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Molly Nelson, long time resident of Salinas, passed away on January 26th, 2018. She was born to Manuel and Ramona Sanchez on March 5, 1937.
Molly graduated from Salinas High School in 1955. She had a career in retail and banking.
She married the love of her life, Larry Nelson on November 24th, 1955. They renewed their vows after 50 years of marriage in Maui, Hawaii. Larry and Molly were happily married for 63 years, and their love, respect, admiration and devotion toward one another was apparent to everyone who knew them.
Friends and family were Molly’s love and joy. Molly loved holidays and family gatherings and hosted countless Christmas Eves and Thanksgivings. She was adored by her children and grandchildren and was thrilled to be “Grammy” to her three great grandchildren.
Molly jumped into life whole heartedly, enjoying her annual trips to Hawaii with Larry, taking trips with her sisters and visiting her daughter who lives out of state.
Molly is survived by her beloved husband Larry, her sister Gloria Nelson, her three children Steve, Dave and Sandy, her grandchildren Nick and Mandy and her great grandchildren Dustin, Clayton, and Alabama.
Molly will be missed by all that knew and loved her. She was an extraordinary woman who touched the lives of all who met her.
Family and friends will gather at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street, Salinas, CA. 93901 on February 3rd, 2018 at 11 am.




Funeral Service
Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Saturday, February 3, 2018
11:00 AM