Laura L. Nelson, age 57, of Waupaca, passed away on Sunday November 21, 2010, at the Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. Laura was born on April 16, 1953, the daughter of Robert and Gladys (Pils) Nelson. Laura loved Harley Davidson’s, her animals, New Orleans, and friends & family. Laura worked most of her life in the health care industry as a LPN and a RN in the HIV Therapy, Oncology, and Geriatrics Department’s. Her soft voice and caring attitude will be missed. Laura is survived by her mother, Gladys Nelson of Plover, her sister, Kathryn (Fred) Forseth of Waupaca, two nephews, Alex (Jody) McKelvey, and Ben Courtney, and one niece, Colleen (Nick) Wenos. Laura was preceded in death by her father, Robert, and one sister, Judith Courtney. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 26, 2010 at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca at 5 P.M. A memorial gathering will be held from 4 P.M. until the time of the service at 5 P.M. Online condolences available at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.