Born: - Deceased: June 28, 2021
Emma Anne Nelson, nee Faist, 29, of Chatham, IL, born February 1992, in Belleville, IL, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL due to complications following childbirth.
Emma attended Belleville East High School and graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s in hospitality management. She pursued many work passions managing food and beverage for Saint Louis University and Washington University. She moved to Chatham, Illinois where she started working for Bunn-O-Matic in 2017. In 2019 she married her husband, Seth Nelson. She sought out many volunteer opportunities with Habitat for Humanity and sacrificed a Thanksgiving at home to cook on board a Navy ship. She loved hosting family and friends at her home, the Lake of the Ozarks, and anywhere where the people she cared about gathered. She enjoyed music and played guitar. Her interests go on to include golf, cooking, lazy mornings, Siamese cats, traveling, and true crime documentaries.
She was preceded in death by her:
Surviving are her:
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nelson Family for the care and education of Jack. Please make checks payable to Seth Nelson.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday, July 2, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Fr. Charles Edwards officiating. Interment at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.