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Anthony Nelson

LAKE TOMAHAWK, Wis.- Anthony "Tony" Nelson, 39, of Lake Tomahawk, passed away suddenly on Sept. 3, 2019, from a heart aneurysm.

Tony was born on Jan. 4, 1980 in Ladysmith, the son of Raymond and Dawn (Whitford) Nelson. He lived most of his life in Ladysmith and moved to Lake Tomahawk in 2002, when he met the love of his life, Dawn Knorr. Together they had one son, AJ.

Tony worked for NAPA Auto Parts since 2014 and was promoted to the manager at Mercer. He enjoyed visiting with everyone he met.

Tony was a very caring and loving person, he liked to live life to the fullest, always making people smile and laugh. He was willing to help anyone and would give you the shirt off his back. He was a wonderful son, brother, fiancé, father and papa. He will be dearly missed.

Tony is survived by his parents, Raymond and Jane of Ladysmith, and Dawn of New London; fiancée, Dawn Knorr; son, Anthony Jr .; and step-son Josh Knorr, all of Lake Tomahawk. He is also survived by step-daughters, Amanda (Johnny) Knorr of Minocqua and Makayla (Brandon) Peterson of Rhinelander; step-grandchildren, Hahna, Olivia and Charlotte; brothers Matthew (Janaye) of Ladysmith and Raymond Jr. of New London; nieces, Gracie and Madison; and nephews, Logan and Christopher.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Ladysmith with Deacon Doug Sorenson officiating.

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