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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Wilburn "Shank" "Man" Nelson Jr.

Wilburn "Shank" "Man" Nelson Jr., 84, Sandusky, died Friday, September 4, 2020, in Providence Care Center.

He was born on December 29, 1935 in Yazoo Co., MS. To the late Wilburn and Eilza (Stiff) Nelson Sr.

He was employed by the Steel Mills in Gary, IN.

Wilburn was a member of Second Baptist Church, Sandusky, loved to travel, ride his bike and walk.

He is survived by his sisters, Berthene Green, Chicago, Linnie Nelson and Shirley (Bobbie) Langdon, both of Sandusky; brothers, John Henry Nelson, Jackson, MS, and Andrew Nelson, South Holland, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie Nelson; and two sisters, Allene Conston and Dorothy Banks.

A graveside service will be held Friday, September 11, 2020, at 2 P.M. in Oakland Cemetery.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.

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