Sarah Beth Nelson
(1970 - 2014)

Sarah Beth Nelson

MO, United States of America
January 26, 1970

NY, United States of America
December 27, 2014

Sarah Beth Nelson is born at 1:25 am to John and Sue Nelson in Kansas City, Missouri. 5 lbs 10.5 oz, 18" long. She joins older sister Kelly.
Sarah enjoys a fun childhood in Independence, Missouri.
- A lifelong friendship begins with backyard neighbor Susan. The girls spend countless hours playing together. When Sarah moves to Indiana, the girls remain in touch, trading off summer vacation visits to each others homes. They attend college together, Sarah is in Susan's wedding. Susan remains a constant support to Sarah.

-Amazing times spent with Maternal side of the family. Sarah loved visiting Nana (Lucille) and Granddad (Jerome) at their farm in Nevada, Missouri. Many great memories there with the 6 girl cousins: Jeri, Gara, Kelly, Kristin, Sarah, Lori.
The Nelson family relocates to South Bend, Indiana.
Nelson family takes one of many road trips to Paternal Grandpa (Donald) and Grandma (Vernie) family farm in Lancaster, MN. Sarah enjoys time with her cousins Kerry and Lynne.
Sarah selected as a member of the NCA National Cheerleaders and performs at the Aloha Bowl in Hawaii. She is selected and performs at the Aloha Bowl again in 1986.
Sarah participates in a Summer Exchange program in Paris, France.
Sarah graduates from John Adams High School.
South Bend, Indiana
*Tennis Team 3 years
*Varsity Pom-pon Squad 3 years (Captain)
*National Honor Society

Sarah becomes an Auntie! Bailey is born.
Sarah graduates from The University of Kansas.
Bachelor of Arts
Anthropology and Human Biology
Lawrence, Kansas
*Delta Gamma Sorority
*College activities board
*TA Human Anatomy
*Summer 1992 Study Abroad program London, UK
Sarah works for a year as a Surgical Technician assisting with OB/GYN, Orthopedic, General, Plastics, Urology and Neurology.
North Naples Hospital. Naples, Florida
Auntie Sarah gains another niece! Brogan is born.
John, Sue, Sarah, Kelly, Bailey and Brogan all attend the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sarah Graduates from Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health
Masters of Public Health
Atlanta, Georgia
*Class President
*Dean of School of Public Health Search committee
*Escort and introduce former President Jimmy Carter for a campus function
Sarah began working for Deloitte & Touche as a Systems Implementation, Reenginering and Strategy Consultant.
Sarah relocates to Manhattan, New York.
SarahBeth premiers her first acting role.
Law & Order - Angela Jarrell
This is the beginning of a career in the Entertainment Industry where SarahBeth went on to become a member of SAG and AFTRA, working as an Actor, Stand In, Photo Double, Voice Over, Producer, and Crew, for Television, Film, Commercials and Print.
Sarah witnessed the devastation of 9/11 firsthand. It only further strengthened the bond she felt with NYC.
Kelly, Bailey and Brogan travel to NYC where Auntie Sarah shows her nieces the Big Apple for the first time! Two Broadway shows, Central Park, FAO Shwartz,a NY Knicks game, The Statue of Liberty, Inside the NY Stock Exchange, a backstage tour of NBC Studios, Chinatown, Times Square, and The Barnum and Bailey Circus.
Sarah travels to Mrytle Beach, South Carolina to meet Kelly, Bailey, Brogan and Sue at an Ohio Cheer Force National Competition.
Sarah travels to Madrid, Spain.
Sarah spent the Summers of 2001 - 2009 at the family lake house "Nanatucket" Indian Lake, Ohio. The house was on a cove with a wonderful group of neighbors and friends. Many social events happened each year such as costume parties with themes, such as Pirates, or the Orient and the infamous "No Talent Talent Show". The whole Nelson Family would gather for Pontoon boating, tubing, jet skiing, miniature golf, swimming, sunbathing, "chef of the day", the Moose Lodge, and Fishing. Sarah loved to catch a good fish, ring the big ole bell attached to the dock, take a picture, then release. Sarah truly loved spending summers at the lake.
Sarah travels to Sweden and finds her Maternal Family (Nelander) church - Brogarps Kyrka - Sraffanstrop, Sweden.
Sarah travels to Berlin, Germany and goes through the famous "Checkpoint Charlie".
Sarah Elopes. Separates October 2014.
From 2009 - 2013, Sarah would make a yearly Holiday trip to visit her Mom & Dad at their home in Mount Dora, Florida.
Sarah Beth Nelson loses battle with ESLD
Honoring the final request of Sarah Beth Nelson, John and Sue Nelson, Sarah's parent's, will travel to Nantucket in June of 2015 to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary. While there, they will release Sarah's ashes, at sunset, into the Nantucket sound.

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us everyday.
Unseen, unheard, but always near.
Still loved, still missed and very dear.


"" Such a Beautiful Memorial for a Beautiful Lady. Our Deepest Sympathy." bill and Sandy Wolfe"
Bill & Sandy Wolfe
February 1st, 2015
"Grief never ends But changes,Its a passage not a place to stay.Grief is not a sign of weakness,nor a lack of faith It is the price of love."
Ken & Lorayne Goodfellow
February 1st, 2015
"You were such a bright light, dear Sarah Beth. I will always carry the memory of your glow and be grateful you shared it with me. Shine on sweet soul."
Jeanine Flynn
January 27th, 2015
"Sarah Beth was a bright light that we all learned a lot from. I will never forget her. Wherever she is, I hope she knows she is very loved."
Jennifer Weedon Palazzo
January 26th, 2015
"Beautiful memorial to a beautiful, vivacious woman. My deepest condolences."
January 26th, 2015


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