Possible changes to service times: Because of concerns over the novel coronavirus, events like visitations and services may be rescheduled or canceled. Please check with the funeral home or church before leaving to attend an event.

Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Carma Nelson All Obituaries

Cedar Rapids

Carma L. Nelson, 76, died Aug. 10, 2020. Per her wishes, she will be cremated and there will be no services.
Carma was born April 18, 1944, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Raymond and Lucille Shuman. She moved to Cedar Rapids in 1962 to work for Collins Radio, retiring in 1999 after 36 years, ending a very fulfilling career working with goverment contracts.
She married Donald D. Nelson on Dec. 26, 1964.
She is surivied by her husband, Don; one sister, Marla; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jack; and sister, Romell.
Buy flowers
Share a memory of