Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

James Nelson JAMES ARNOLD NELSON, 55, of Kaufman, TX died on April 17, 2020, with burial in the Perry Cemetery in Daleyville. He was born on April 23, 1964 in Dodgeville to Marvel & Barbara (Vivian) Nelson. Jim attended the Pecatonica Area Schools in Blanchardville & Hollandale, graduating in 1982. He attended DeVry Institute in Kansas City, MO. There he graduated with a tech degree and later received his bachelor’s degree. He worked as a software engineer in Dallas, TX. Jim is survived by his parents, Marvel & Barbara Nelson of rural Hollandale; 3 brothers, Allan (Sandra) Nelson of Murrieta, CA, Duane “Dewey” Nelson of Kaufman, TX, and Steven “Oscar” Nelson of South Wayne; a nephew, James “Tyler” Nelson of Texas; one uncle, Otis (Terry) Nelson of Barneveld; 5 aunts, Linda Wolbeck of Detroit Lakes, MN, Lauretta McMahan of Verona, Darlene (Todd) Galloway of Brooklyn, Karen (Jim) Strycharske of Barneveld, & Mari Jacobs of Reedsburg; and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, and his sister, Diane in 1986.