Barbara E. Nelson,Age 68, New London, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 18, 2011. Barb was born on April 6, 1943, in New London daughter of Ilo and Lorraine Johnson. On July 5, 1964, she was united in marriage to William Nelson. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1980. Barb was a graduate of New London High School and went on to attend Fox Valley Technical College. She worked for the New London Family Medical Center. She also worked at the Toy Factory, Hortonville, Festival Food and Tee Off, both in New London. Barb was a very active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New London and served as chairperson for the funeral committee. She was also a member of the tree committee and volunteered at the New London Senior Center. She is survived by her mother, Lorraine Johnson, New London; daughter, Holly (Brian) Hillman, their children, Brody and Kaden, New London; son, Todd (Fiancee, Deanna Kearn), their children, Tyler, Mackenzie and Brent, New London; brothers, Dick (Jane) Johnson, Appleton; Roger (Bernice) Johnson, New London; and David (Debbie) Johnson, Appleton and Barb’s special friend, Gordy Schmidt. Barb is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by father, Ilo and husband, Bill. Funeral services for Barb were held on Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, New London with Rev. Bil Sutlief officiating. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. Visitation was held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London and at the church Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial fund has been established.