Robert “Boomer” S. Nelson, Jr.

12/13/1953 – 1/16/2022

Age 68 – Boomer was in the Heating & Air business for over 40 years, owning his own company for 37 years. He was active in sponsoring and coaching women’s softball. He loved boating, spent countless hours teaching people how to water ski & pulling tubers on the river.  Everyone who knew him, knew he would do anything to help friends & family. He was masterful at many things. Since his lifesaving double lung transplant in December of 2019.  He was able to accomplish a lot of things that gave him great pleasure. Last spring/summer he built a barn, with reclaimed wood.  He was very grateful to his organ donor and kept in touch with his family.  Boomer Loved dogs, but most of all, Boomer loved his Family, Friends & Fords.

Preceded in death by his parents, Robert “Bob” & Patricia Nelson; wife, Shirley A. Nelson; sisters, Linda Sturdevant, Barbara J. Samson and beloved niece, Tammy Gatrost. Survived by his son, James “Jim”; loving partner, Julie Monaco; granddaughters, Avery, Ella and Juniper Nelson; bonus family, Al (Jenny) Monaco, Nina (Sam) Toelle, Nick (Dani) Monaco; bonus grandchildren, Zander, Karson, Reid, Patrick, Olivia, David, Giovanni and a host of other loving family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday (1/29/2022) from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at VFW – Post 2503, 8904 Military Rd, Omaha NE. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Humane Society or Live on Nebraska.

Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – 108th Street Chapel – 2727 N 108th St – Omaha, NE – 402-496-900