Memorial service for Carole Ann Nelson, 83, of Babbitt will be held at 11 am Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Babbitt with Pastor Jonathan Varn officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be in the Argo Cemetery in Babbitt at a later date. Arrangements are by the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the Good Shepherd Ladies Aide of Babbitt. Carole died Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Carole grew up in Jordan, MN and graduated from the Jordan High School. She was united in marriage to Darold Nelson in September 1954. The couple moved to Babbitt where they raised eight children. Carole’s faith was very important to her. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Babbitt from its beginning. Carole enjoyed gardening, sewing, and knitting. She took the greatest pleasure in her family and especially enjoyed her many grandchildren and all of their children. Survivors include her children: Diane (Fred) Cooke, David Nelson, Mike (Vicki) Nelson, Sherry (Gene) Maki, Kevin (Mary) Nelson, Steve Nelson, Robert Nelson, and Judy (Steve) Ginther; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Dubbe; a sister, Audrey (Keith) Parker; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Darold; two grandchildren: Jason and Melissa; and her parents.