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Funeral Held Today for Dantzel White Nelson

Funeral Held Today for Dantzel White Nelson

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Family and friends will say their goodbyes today to the wife of a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

A funeral for Dantzel White Nelson will be held at noon at the Salt Lake Bonneville Stake Center. Burial will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

78-year-old Nelson died on Saturday of an unknown cause. She's the wife of Elder Russell Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Nelson was a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for 20 years, she had ten children, 54 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Russell Nelson has been an apostle with the L-D-S Church since 1984.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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