Charleen ‘Chic’ Sebade-Nelson

07/10/1928 — 12/01/2008

From Cedar, City, UT, US | Born in Soper, OK

Charleen ‘Chic’ Sebade-Nelson

Obituary for Charleen Nelson

Charleen "Chic" Nelson, beloved wife, loving mother, adoring grandmother and genuine friend passed away December 1, 2008 in Cedar City, UT.

Born in 1928 to Charlie and Emmaline Givens, she was the youngest of 8 children and later adopted by her step-father Charles Janoe. She is survived by her brothers Richard Janoe OR and Edward Janoe OR.

Charleen graduated from Tigard High School in Oregon. In 1948 she married Dale Sebade and had four children. Listed with their spouses they are Sharyl and Dave Admire UT, Karen and Tony Sicilia WA, Judy Sebade WA and David Sebade WA. Charleen loved everything involved in being a mother and a housewife. They moved to Richland, WA in 1953.

In 1970 Charleen married Wallace Nelson and her family grew to include three children and their spouses. They are Marie and Ron Everett WA, Angela Walters WA, Randal and Rose Nelson WA.

In the retirement years, Charleen and Wallace traveled the country in their motor home; enjoyed their property on the Washington coast; and visited with relatives across the country. Wherever they roamed they supported the local economy by frequenting garage sales along the way.

Charleen was a member of Rebekah Lodge 319 in Richland; Kadlec Auxiliary; Richland Light Opera and Good Sams Club. Her hobbies also included knitting and crochet, dominoes, card playing, metal detecting, sewing and visiting family and friends.

She is survived by grandchildren who loved their "Grammy" and "Sugar": They are Guy and Nolette Everett WA; Lara and Brian O'Neal NV; Chad Ransom WA; Lance Everett WA; Shane and Kristin Freeze WA; Broc and Rebecca Everett WA;Ryan and Eva Allen NV; DJ Admire UT; Donald Freeze WA; Darik Nelson WA Lenora Schadegg WA; Michael Sebade WA; Kyle Admire WA; and Garth Walters WA.

Charleen's Great- Grandchildren include: Guy and Ryan Everett; Madelyn and Emma O'Neal; Jackson Freeze; Matthew and Elizabeth Everett; Sophia Allen; Jacob Freeze; Roxanna and Rachael Schadegg.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, December 6th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Einan's Funeral Home. Memorial Services for Charleen will be held on Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. Einan's Funeral Home 915 Bypass Highway Richland, WA 509.943.1114.

In lieu of flowers Charleen's family requests donations be made to Alzheimers Association Inland Northwest Chapter –In memory of Charleen Nelson 910 West 5th Avenue, Suite 256, Spokane, WA 99204 Phone 509.473.3390

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  • I am very sorry for the loss of your mother and “Grammy.” I have known “Chic” for almost forty years. She was the sweetest person. She was like an aunt to me. I will miss her.

    Kim Carter
    November 4, 2014
    Port, Hadlock, WA, US
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