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marti mogensen posted a new journal entry, "memorial in wisconsin".

Hello everyone, There will be a Memorial Service for Elissa on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 12 Noon in the Hoover Memorial Chapel, Lakeview Cemetery, 1500 ... Read more

marti mogensen signed Elissa's Guestbook.

In memory of my niece Elissa Nelson----and with endless gratitude to Caring Bridge for helping make so many connections for her & the family. All the best, mm Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Megan's Eulogy".

I've been asked to share a copy of the eulogy I wrote for Elissa.  It's a collaborative effort - all of the italicized passages come from Elissa's zines or ... Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Updated Times for Portland Service".

Update to Elissa Nelson's Portland service on Friday - added visitation hour: Services will be held at Heart of Wisdom, 6401 NE 10th Ave, in Portland on Friday, Nov 8, ... Read more

marti mogensen posted a new journal entry, "a dear one!".

 Elissa Nelson Elissa Marie Mogensen Nelson, July 21, 1976-October 30, 2013, was born in Chicago, raised in Minneapolis, and was living in Portland, Oregon when she died ... Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Memorial Gifts in Elissa's Name".

For those inquiring about memorial gifts in Elissa's memory, we respectfully suggest: *Heart of Wisdom Zen TempleElissa loved this wonderful place, a few blocks from her ... Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Elissa's Midwest Memorial".

For those interested in Elissa's Midwest Memorial, here are the details:Saturday Dec 7 in Eau Claire Wisconsin Noon Chapel service and burial at Lakeview CemeteryLunch at ... Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Elissa's Memorial Details".

Ok, friends. Elissa's Portland memorial is going to be held on Friday, November 8th at 4pm at Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, 6401 NE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97211. On ... Read more

Megan Savage posted a new journal entry, "Elissa's Memorial Service".

Hi Friends,Elissa's family is planning to hold a memorial for Elissa in Portland this coming weekend. It's likely the memorial will happen late afternoon on Friday ... Read more

Elizabeth Dwyer (known to Elissa as Besty) signed Elissa's Guestbook.

For every performer, there is a moment when you know, with absolute certainty, that this is what you are meant to do with your life. For me that moment happened when I was ... Read more

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