Leissa Jo Nelson

October 5, 1962 - April 23, 2023
Leissa Jo Nelson

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Leissa Jo Nelson, 60 of Wilmington passed away on April 23, 2023 at Warsaw Health and Rehibitions.

She was born in Steubenville, OH on October 5, 1962; daughter of Floyd John Nelson and Jo Ann Pritchard Nelson. Leissa was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Floyd and Margaret Nelson and maternal grandparents, Joseph and Maxine Pritchard.

She attended Harper College in Palatine, IL and worked in CA for many years in purchasing for the City of Santa Clarita. Her pastime was boating on the Orchid Lady.

Survivors other than her parents, is her daughter, Amber Tuinstra, her two siblings; David Nelson and Heather Letto.

A memorial service is being arranged for Saturday, 11:00 am on May 20, 2023 from Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, Wilmington Chapel.

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  • June 28, 2023
    Velda Gay says:
    So sorry for your loss. Did not know it happened. Jo and John my thoughts and prayers are with you. Love velda

  • June 20, 2023
    Felicia Tausig says:
    So sorry to hear the news!! I enjoyed working with Leissa at the City and she was so much fun and always smiling!! She will be missed by many!!

  • April 28, 2023
    Ruth Anne Starr says:
    I am very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • April 28, 2023
    chuck says:
    RIP Liessa, you will be missed

  • April 27, 2023
    David and Caroline Nelson posted an image:
    Leissa, David, and Heather Nelson sledding.
    Leissa, David, and Heather Nelson sledding.