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Liam J. Nelson

June 23, 2012 — January 6, 2022

Liam J. Nelson, 9, of Grand Island, NE passed away on Thursday, January 6th, 2022 at Children’s Hospital in Omaha.

A visitation will be held from 1 to 4 PM on Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand Island.

Liam was born on June 23, 2012 in Grand Island to Steven Nelson and Elizabeth Harders. He grew up in Grand Island and went to Engleman Elementary School. He enjoyed playing Fortnite, playing basketball and soccer.

He is survived by his parents, Steven Nelson and Elizabeth Harders; siblings, Jaiden Harders, Brylynn Nelson and Varyk Nelson; grandparents, Randy Harders, Christine VerMeer, Jeff VerMeer and Robert Nelson; aunts and uncles, Ryan Harders, Michelle White, Bobbi Harders, Sean Nelson and Alexis VerMeer and a number of cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandma, Marilyn Harders and great grandma, Sylvia Nelson.

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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