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Carma Lou Tryon

Klawitter-Price Funeral Home

Salina, KS


Carma Lou Tryon, the daughter of Albin and Goldie (Hosick) Ostrom, was born on September 2, 1940 in North Platte, Nebraska. She passed away on June 25, 2013 at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 72 years, 9 months, 23 days.

Carma graduated from York High School, attended York College, and graduated from Ottawa College in Ottawa, Kansas with a Bachelor Degree. She taught for nearly 30 years, retiring after 15 years of service to the Lawrence/Nelson school district.

On January 27, 1963 she was united in marriage to Alvin Nelsen at the Baptist Church in York, Nebraska and to this union two children were born. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1987. She married Jim Tryon on July 27, 2002 at the Nelson Community United Church of Christ in Nelson.

She was a member of the P.E.O. She liked to travel, spend time in her garden, golf, and visit with friends. Carma was especially known for the many lifelong friends she held dear. She loved her grandchildren and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and first husband Alvin Nelsen.

She is survived by -
Husband: Jim
Daughter: Heather Cox and husband Craig
Son: Spencer Nelsen and wife Amy all of Nelson, Nebraska
Step-son: Jamie Tryon and family of Hastings, Nebraska
Five grandchildren: Alexa and Sawyer Cox
Amber, Hannah and Remington Nelsen
Two brothers: John Ostrom of York, Nebraska
Rodney Ostrom of Thornton, Colorado
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends

Services at: Nelson Community United Church of Christ, Nelson, Nebraska

Time of Service: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:00 am

Clergy: Pastor David Johnson

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery-York, York, Nebraska

Memorials to: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska or the Nelson Public Library

Visitation: From 12:00 pm-7:00 pm on Sunday with family present from 5-7 PM at the Klawitter-Price Funeral Home

Funeral Home: Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, 446 South Main St., Nelson, Nebraska 68961 Phone 402-225-3301

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