Cheryl Marie Nelson age 54 of New Richmond died Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Westfield’s Hospital. She was born the daughter of Clifford and Eldora (Renspe) Nelson on December 13, 1957 in New Richmond. Cheryl was baptized at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in East Farmington and graduated from New Richmond High School. She liked cats and many other animals. Cheryl is survived by her parents, Clifford and Eldora; siblings, Linda Melnick, Becky Allers, Randy S. Nelson, David (Barb) Nelson, Lisa (Frank) Sonson and Gary Nelson; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and special friend, Kevin Linder. A memorial service was held Monday, March 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral Home Beebe Chapel in New Richmond. Visitation was also Monday from 12:00-1:00 pm at the funeral home. A private interment will be at a later date. Arrangements were with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.