He is survived by his wife Kathy, eight children: Janice (Dale) Gerber, Mio, MI., Kenneth (Hannah) Beachy, Canton, PA., Michael Beachy, Kalona, Stanley Beachy, Kalona, Janelle (Darrell) Zehr, Listowel, ON, Dorcas (Titus) Near, Brodhead, WI., Judy Beachy, Kenbridge, VA., Mark Beachy, Goodhue, MN., and 18 grandchildren. He is also survived by five brothers: David, John, Morris, Norman, and Myron, and four sisters: Rhoda Miller, Esther Miller, Marilyn Miller, and Gloria Steiner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a stillborn son Lynn, and a sister Rachel Miller
Funeral Services will held 10:00 am Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Fairview Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Fairview Mennonite Church.
Yoder-Powell Funeral Home is caring for Nelson and his family.