Danise Nelson - April 28, 2013Danise Ranae Nelson, 59, of Greeneville, Tenn., died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the home of a friend.
The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.
Following visitation, a funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel, with Pastor Don Adams officiating.
Following the service in Greeneville, the body will be taken to Nebraska, where there will be a funeral service at Monroe Evangelical Free Church west of Marquette. Pastor Don Adams and Rev. Ericksen will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Mamre Cemetery in Marquette.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.
Danise was a school teacher at Mosheim Elementary/Middle School.
She was a member of RidgeCrest Bible Church. She was a Sunday School teacher in the Ladies’ Class, a volunteer at Smokey Mountain Day Camp, and she coached volleyball at Mosheim School.
Survivors include her mother, Rosella G. Nelson; sisters, Noreen (Keith) Gould of Laurel and Kim (Russ) McDonald of Omaha; brother, Nathan (Kristin) Nelson of Lincoln; three nieces; five nephews, four great nieces, several cousins, five aunts, seven uncles and very special friends and caregivers, Don and Carol Adams of Greeneville, Kristi and Adrian Anttila and children, Karen and John Legg and children, and Nicholas Adams; and her very special friends, Nancy and Homer Causey of Greeneville.
Danise also is survived by a plethora of church family and friends, along with her colleagues in the Mosheim and Greene County School System.
The Mosheim 2012-13 school annual was dedicated in honor of Danise. The family wants to express their heart-felt appreciation to the Mosheim Community, her school staff, and students for the fundraisers and support during her illness. She will be greatly missed by all of her students and she always hoped to make a positive difference in each student’s life.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Charles Nelson; her paternal grandparents, Victor and Hazel Nelson; and her maternal grandparents, Glen and Christina Poole.